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Gretchen Cherington | Poetic License: A Memoir - signed copies!

We are excited to offer signed copies of Poetic License, a memoir by local writer, Gretchen Cherington, that was released in August 2020.

At age forty, with two growing children and a recently founded consulting company, Gretchen Cherington, daughter of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Eberhart, faced a dilemma: Should she protect her parents' well-crafted family myths while continuing to silence her own voice? Or was it time to challenge those myths and speak her truth?

In this powerful memoir, aided by her father's extensive archives at Dartmouth College and interviews with some of her father's best friends, Cherington candidly and courageously retraces her past to make sense of her father's treatment of her. 

From the women's movement of the '60s and the back-to-the-land movement of the '70s to Cherington's consulting work through three decades with powerful executives to her eventual decision to speak publicly in the formative months of #MeToo, Poetic License is one woman's story of speaking truth in a world where, too often, men still call the shots.

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781631527111
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)
Published: She Writes Press - August 4th, 2020

At age forty, with two growing children and a new consulting company she'd recently founded, Gretchen Cherington, daughter of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Eberhart, faced a dilemma: Should she protect her parents' well-crafted family myths while continuing to silence her own voice?