Wednesday, July 22, 2009

A Voice of Her Own - Becoming Emily Dickinson by Barbara Dana

"It was too dreary, the last of our family's possessions piled by the side of the road as if Gypsies had relinquished squatter's rights and were moving on to points unknown."

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Abstract: A fictionalized first-person account of revered American poet Emily Dickinson's girlhood in mid-nineteenth-century Amherst, Massachusetts. Award-winning author Barbara Dana brilliantly imagines the girlhood of this extraordinary young woman, capturing the cadences of her unique voice and bringing her to radiant life.

Publisher: HarperTeen; 346 pages

1 comment:

Meredith said...

This book was slow moving and dense and did not seem to be intended for people age 14 and under.