Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Bend Don t Shatter is an anthology of poetry for young adults that realistically and beautifully deals with what it means to come of age as gay, lesbian, transgender, or, as is perhaps more often the case in adolescence, totally confused. The anthology approaches the seemingly unnavigable territory of teenage sexuality and confusion with poems written by adults who keenly remember the turmoil, pain and excitement of adolescence and sexual coming of age. The poems are written with the insight and clarity of perspective and understanding that comes with years. The book shows that teenage sexuality is more nuanced and complicated than it is often given credit for. It is valuable in that it not only provides a service of sortsgiving young adults a thing with which they can identify, a thing that might comfort, console, explain, entertain, and illuminatebut also just as importantly, it brings the pleasures of poetry to an audience for whom poetry itself might seem as unfathomable as adulthood itself."

Buy Bend, Don't Shatter book by Rachel T. Cole from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781932360172
ISBN-10: 1932360174
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x 9mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: Soft Skull Press
Publisher: Counterpoint
Publish Date: 1-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Bend, Don't Shatter book by Rachel T. Cole and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review