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I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl A Memoir

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ISBN-10: 1451616694

ISBN-13: 9781451616699

Edition: 2011

Authors: Kelle Groom

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Exploring the most painful aspects of her addiction and loss, delving deep into her family history to uncover the source, Kelle Groom traces with unflinching clarity and breathtaking grace the complex forces that come together to shape a life, a death, and a literary voice. An unforgettable against-the-odds tale, I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl reveals the mysterious ways human suffering can be redeemed. 
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 4/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Kelle Groom is the author of three poetry collections, Five Kingdoms (Anhinga, 2010), Luckily (Anhinga, 2006), and Underwater City (University Press of Florida, 2004). She has been published in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, and Best American Poetry 2010, among others. Her work has received special mention in the Pushcart Prize and Best American Non-Required Reading anthologies.

Evidence of Things Unseen
The Boy with His Mother Inside Him
Constellation
Godzilla
Book of Lifesavers
The Worst Thing That Can Happen
Seven Works of Mercy
The Last Time I Saw Her
Regency
Night Train
Gore Street
El Paso
Space City
Weapons Department
Sugar Mountain
Broadway
Mirror
Palindrome
The Shoe Museum
Migration
How to Make a Shoe
Hotline
Arabia
Hour of Death
1982
Aortic
Shelter
Australia
Informant
Guanyin
Radiolarians
The Floating Island
Notes
Acknowledgments