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Sexton, Linda Gray 1953-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 140 publications in 8 languages and 7,362 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence  Biography  Poetry  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Case studies  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3537.E915, 811.54
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Most widely held works about Linda Gray Sexton
 
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Most widely held works by Linda Gray Sexton
Anne Sexton : a self-portrait in letters by Anne Sexton( Book )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of letters written by poet Anne Sexton in which she describes her life, thoughts, and feelings, with previously unpublished poems, family pictures, and memorabilia
Points of light : a novel by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

28 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in 7 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young mother awakens one morning to find her worst fears about her family realized. She withdraws into her own world leaving behind family and friends
Words for Dr. Y. : uncollected poems with three stories by Anne Sexton( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Sexton's poems containing most of her important work that had not been published at the time of her death
Private acts : a novel by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rituals by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard student Kat Sinclair loses her mother and begins to slip into the abyss of alcoholism. She battles for her balance, her individuality, and her independence from drink
Between two worlds : young women in crisis by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror images by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

45 Mercy Street by Anne Sexton( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-portrait in letters by Anne Sexton( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searching for Mercy Street : my journey back to my mother, Anne Sexton by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is account of the anguish and fierce love between the author and her brilliant, unstable and ultimately self-destructive mother, Anne Sexton (1928-1974). Anne was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967. Themes of her poetry include her suicidal tendencies, long battle against depression and various intimate details from her private life, including her relationships with her husband and children. The younger Sexton tries to sketch a family dynamic that involves several generations, and she tells the story of her own struggle to break free of maternal dominance even while serving as her mother's literary executor
Auf der Suche nach meiner Mutter, Anne Sexton by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half in love : {surviving the legacy of suicide} : a memoir by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how, as the daughter of the poet Anne Sexton, the author comes to deal with her mother's life and suicide, and with the support of her family, therapy, and medication, is able to control her biploar disorder and her own suicidal tendencies
Spiegelbilder Roman by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-five Mercy street by Anne Sexton( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Anne Sexton( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The remainder of the material is composed of drafts of other authors' works, fan mail sent to Sexton, school memorabilia, photographs of Sexton and others, a notebook of newspaper clippings about Sexton kept by Alice Smith, a letter from William Wallace Denslow to Arthur Staples in 1912, and a set of page proofs for a German translation of Anne Sexton: A Self-Portrait in Letters, published in 1996
Im Tal der dunklen Träume by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Un Autorretrato en cartas by Anne Sexton( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

of The American Poetry Review by Anne Sexton( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Comprises 5 items, 5 leaves correspondence plus manuscripts for publication. Contains letters from Linda Gray Sexton and John Engels
Half in love : surviving the legacy of suicide by Linda Gray Sexton( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the agony of witnessing her mother's multiple--and ultimately successful--suicide attempts, Linda Gray Sexton, daughter of the acclaimed poet Anne Sexton, struggles with an engulfing undertow of depression. Here, with powerful, unsparing prose, Sexton conveys her urgent need to escape the legacy of suicide that consumed her family--a topic rarely explored, even today, in such poignant depth. Linda Gray Sexton tries multiple times to kill herself--even though as a daughter, sister, wife, and most importantly, a mother, she knows the pain her act would cause. But unlike her mother's story, Lin
Bespotted : my family's love affair with thirty-eight Dalmatians by Linda Gray Sexton( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sexton family''s long love affair with the Dalmatian began in Linda''s childhood. There, on a snowy morning in the family home just outside Boston, LInda heard a whimpering coming from the basement. She discovered their first family dog giving birth to a litter. Witnessing the intimate act of birth had a profound effect on the family. Her mother, Anne, used the experience to complete the poem ""Live,"" part of her third collection, titled Live or Die , which would be awarded a Pulitzer Prize. For Linda, the boundless joy of both breed and breeding triggered in her a lifelong love of Dalma
 
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Points of light : a novel
Alternative Names
Gray Sexton, Linda

Gray Sexton Linda 1953-....

Linda Gray Sexton American writer

Linda Gray Sexton Amerikaans schrijfster

Sexton, Linda G.

セクストン, リンダ・グレー

セクストン, リンダ・グレイ

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Points of light : a novelSearching for Mercy Street : my journey back to my mother, Anne SextonHalf in love : {surviving the legacy of suicide} : a memoirHalf in love : {surviving the legacy of suicide} : a memoirHalf in love : surviving the legacy of suicideHalf in love : {surviving the legacy of suicide} : a memoir