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Radiation Sonnets, the (2003) [Collection]
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Beautiful, intimate, hopeful, and even funny, The Radiation Sonnets speaks to all of us who have battled illness with a loved one. Jane Yolen has spent her life giving enjoyment to millions of readers with her award-winning books and poems. But when her husband was diagnosed with an inoperable tumor, Yolen's writing became her emotional lifeline. Every evening, during the forty-three days that her husband, David, underwent radiation therapy, Yolen would retreat to her attic and pour out the day's events -- as well as her thoughts, fears, and love -- into sonnets, fourteen lines of rhymed verse. The result is a remarkable sequence of uncommonly intimate, unexpectedly humorous, and deeply healing poems that chronicle her family's journey through trauma and toward recovery.

Original title: The Radiation Sonnets
Original languages: English


Genre: PoetryVerse

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Radiation Sonnets, the (2003)
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Language: English

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Radiation Sonnets, the (2003)

ISBN: 1565124022

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