Deborah Garrison's "The Second Child" is a book of poems about family in a world both more exciting and more frightening than ever before. It explores many facets of motherhood - ambivalence, trepidation and joy - coming to terms with the seismic shift in her outlook and in the world around her. She confronts her post-9/11 fears as she commutes daily into New York City, continuing to seek passion in her marriage and wrestling with her feelings about faith and the mysterious gift of happiness. Her critically acclaimed first ...

The Second Child 2008, Random House Trade

ISBN-13: 9780812973884

Trade paperback

The Second Child 2008, Bloodaxe Books Ltd, Tyne and Wear

ISBN-13: 9781852247980