The Roots of Things

The Roots of Things

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A collection of speeches, critical essays and introductions to other writers' works includes the author's thoughts on feminism, her childhood, the state of poetry and humans' place in the natural world. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Up Country. Original.The. Singer. Sewing. Machine. In the thirties, I attended Charles W. Henry Elementary School in Germantown, then a sleepy ... threaded the needle and lowered it with an abrupt snapa€”think spider trapping its preya€”to catch the bobbin thread.

Title:The Roots of Things
Author:Maxine Kumin
Publisher:Northwestern University Press - 2010-03-30


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