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By a Thread
Molly Tenenbaum

Eastern Washington University
2000 • 104 pp. 5 1/2 x 9"
Poetry / Poetry - American

$14.00 Paperback, 978-0-9677021-0-0

A collection of poetry by Molly Tenenbaum.

With an engaging enthusiasm for the music and play of language, Molly Tenenbaum writes poems of stark originality. A poet informed by a lifetime dedication to music, Tenebaum possesses a technical brilliance that illuminates the beauties and mysteries of life and the natural world. Full of striking images, unexpected juxtapositions, and inventive lyricism, these poems compel us to attend to the details of the world and what is sacred in it.

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MOLLY TENENBAUM lives in Seattle, Washington, where she teaches creative writing and plays traditional string band music. She is the author of Blue Willow, recipient of the 1998 Floating Bridge Press Poetry Chapbook Award, and her poems have been published widely in literary magazines and anthologies, including Best American Poetry 1991, Poetry, The Beloit Poetry Journal, Poetry Northwest, and Prairie Schooner. Her banjo playing appears on several recordings of traditional American old-time music, including And the Hillsides Are All Covered with Cakes, The Young Fogies II, and Race the River Jordan.

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