Swimming into the Light by Carolyn Marie SouaidSwimming into the Light by Carolyn Marie Souaid

Swimming into the Light

byCarolyn Marie Souaid

Paperback | October 1, 1995

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Swimming into the Light is a sequence of poems charting a woman's struggle with infertility and her entry into motherhood through the back door of international adoption. The book traces these events in a connected narrative, from her frustration and despair over infertility to the uncertainty of international adoption and rescuing a new life from a war-torn country, and finally to the quiet reflections on motherhood. Shortlisted for the QSPELL A.M. Klein Poetry award, Swimming into the Light has recently been translated into French and published by &E'crits des forges as La fille au bord de l'eau.

In 1992, Souaid and her husband went to Lebanon to adopt their son. It was her first trip to her land of origin. Souaid has worked as a teacher, editor, and magazine columnist. Her non-fiction feature articles have appeared in The Gazette and Today's Parent Magazine. She has also published in a wide variety of literary per...
Title:Swimming into the LightFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.97 × 6 × 0.22 inPublished:October 1, 1995Publisher:Signature EditionsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0921833431

ISBN - 13:9780921833437

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