The Woman I Kept to Myself
Publish date: January 4th 2004
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages no: 159
Edition language: English
The works of this award-winning poet and novelist are rich with the language and influences of two cultures: those of the Dominican Republic of her childhood and the America of her youth and adulthood. They have shaped her writing just as they have shaped her life. In these seventy-five autobiograph...
I've enjoyed Julia Alvarez as a novelist, but I hadn't been aware she was also a poet. Julia's poetry reads more like prose, and its meaning is accessible even to those who aren't regular connoisseurs of poetry. This collection is a peek into her biography. She shares her frustrations and feelings...
See my blog post on it: http://gypsylibrarian.blogspot.com/2005/06/booknote-woman-i-kept-to-myself.html