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WINTERING : A Novel of Sylvia Plath by  Kate Moses - Paperback - First Anchor Books Edition. - 2003 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

WINTERING : A Novel of Sylvia Plath

by Moses, Kate

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Anchor Books, 2003. 313pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, light bump to head. Leaves clean, hint of browning to edges. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn. "This engrossing debut novel depicts Sylvia Plath's feverish artistic process in the bitter aftermath of her failed marriage to Ted Hughes - the excruciating yet astoundingly productive period during which she wrote 'Ariel', her defining last collection of poems . . . Kate Moses imagines the poet juggling the demands of motherhood and muse, shielding her life from her own mother, and by turns cherishing and demonising her relationship with Hughes . . . and locates within the isolation and terror of Plath's despair remarkable moments of exhiliration and fragile hope . . . " Contents include: 41 chapters, Postscript, Author's Note, Acks., Chronology. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Anchor Books Edition.. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Kate Moses was born in San Francisco in 1962 to a British father and an American mother and grew up in various parts of the United States before returning to California to attend college. She subsequently worked as an editor in publishing and as literary director at San Francisco’s Intersection for the Arts. In 1997 she became one of the two founding editors of Salon.com’s Mothers Who Think Web site, which led to the American Book Award—winning anthology Mothers Who Think , coedited with Camille Peri. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and their two children. Wintering is her first novel.




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