Your Own, Sylvia

A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath

By Stephanie Hemphill
(Knopf Books for Young Readers, Library Binding, 9780375937996, 272pp.)

Publication Date: March 13, 2007

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Description

On a bleak February day in 1963 a young American poet died by her own hand, and passed into a myth that has since imprinted itself on the hearts and minds of millions. She was and is Sylvia Plath and Your Own, Sylvia is a portrait of her life, told in poems.

With photos and an extensive list of facts and sources to round out the reading experience, Your Own, Sylvia is a great curriculum companion to Plath's The Bell Jar and Ariel, a welcoming introduction for newcomers, and an unflinching valentine for the devoted.




About the Author

Stephanie Hemphill lives in Los Angeles, California.

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