Books by Trisha Rafferty

STOPPING FOR DEATH by Carol Ann Duffy
POETRY
Released: June 1, 1996

"Fans of Duffy's earlier I Wouldn't Thank You for a Valentine (1994) will be equally satisfied with this collection. (index) (Poetry. 11+)"
A fine, imported anthology, subtitled ``Poems About Death and Loss,'' of simple but sophisticated poems about the mystery, grief, fear, and occasional gallows humor that surround death. Read full book review >
POETRY
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Duffy's clever, angular little line drawings match the dominant aesthetic exactly. (Poetry. 14+)"
Eighty-five short poems by women, many of them British but including such American luminaries as Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, and Nikki Giovanni, mostly on facets of women's experiences as daughters, students, lovers, workers, wives, and mothers (relationships are absent from very few of these poems). Read full book review >