She Walks in Beauty
A Woman's Journey Through Poems
By Caroline Kennedy
(Hyperion Books, Hardcover, 9781401341459, 332pp.)
Publication Date: April 2011
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The collection includes works by Elizabeth Bishop, Sharon Olds, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Mary Oliver, Pablo Neruda, W. H. Auden, Adrienne Rich, Sandra Cisneros, Anne Sexton, W. S. Merwin, Dorothy Parker, Queen Elizabeth I, Lucille Clifton, Naomi Shahib Nye, and W. B. Yeats. Whether it's falling in love, breaking up, friendship, marriage, motherhood, or growing old, "She Walks in Beauty" is a priceless resource for anyone, male or female, who wants a deeper understanding and appreciation of what it means to be a woman.
In She Walks In Beauty, Caroline Kennedy collects poems that have inspired her at various milestones, as a daughter, a woman and a wife. Elizabeth Alexander's work appears several times in the collection. She joins the conversation to talk about the relationship between the poet and the reader. More at NPR.org
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