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- Red Wheel Weiser 2006; US$ 11.95
"A mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take." -Cardinal Mermillod When a mother dies, often the center of the family is gone. The holiday rituals, the special birthday celebrations for children and grandchildren--the memories are often held by the mother. A mother is a caretaker, a best friend, a source... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2006; US$ 11.95
The loss of a father, whether sudden or expected, can be devastating. Most of us find ourselves wading through memories and emotions, looking for comfort and meaning. This fine little book grew out of Jonathon Lazear's own bereavement. A baby boomer who'd always found comfort in the wisdom of the written word, Lazear turned to his own reservoir of... more...
- Hierophant Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
At some point in our lives, we all experience grief: The death of a loved one, a financial catastrophe, a debilitating illness, or the ending of a marriage. In the dark moments that follow these losses, life can seem hopeless and unbearable. Author Therèse Tappouni knows this journey all too well. After suffering the devastating loss of her... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 14.95
One winter morning in 1991, Joan Wickersham?s father shot himself in the head.The father she loved would never have killed himself, and yet he had.His death made a mystery of his entire life. Who was he? Why did he do it? And what was the impact of his death on the people who loved him? Using an index?that most formal and orderly of structures?Wickersham... more...
- Touchstone 2013; US$ 14.99
Making a Child's World Whole Again Explaining death to a child is one of the most difficult tasks a parent or other relative can face. The Grieving Child offers practical, compassionate advice for helping a child cope with the death of a parent or other loved one. Parents of children from preschool age to the teen years will find much-needed... more...
- Penguin Random House Australia 2013; US$ 13.59
Her husband took a terrible secret to his grave. How did Nola Duncan not know? The day Nola Duncan married her husband in 1981 was the happiest day of her life. Michael was Nola's 'perfect man' - a good father; a wonderful host, cook and raconteur; a devoted husband and caring lover; a good friend and a committed Christian. Throughout their thirty-year... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 19.99
It seemed like just plain bad luck. On September 11, 2001, Jeremy Glick boarded United Flight 93 only because a fire at Newark Airport had prevented him from flying out the day before. That morning, he called his wife, Lyz, to tell her the plane had been hijacked and that he and a group of others were going to storm the cockpit, an effort that doomed... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 10.99
OUT OF WINTER is a personal account of how a father's sudden illness affects a family fraught by conflict over many years. It charts the process of grief which follows his death in 2008, and that of Carol Lee's mother only eight weeks later. Her mother's death, so swiftly after her father's, tests the limits of her ability to re-configure herself,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.00
Following his magisterial To the End of the Land, the universally acclaimed Israeli author brings us an incandescent fable of parental grief??concise, elemental, a powerfully distilled experience of understanding and acceptance, and of art?s triumph over death. In Falling Out of Time, David Grossman has created a genre-defying drama??part play,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 19.95
John W. Evans was twenty-nine years old and his wife, Katie, was thirty. They had met in the Peace Corps in Bangladesh, taught in Chicago, studied in Miami, and were working for a year in Romania when they set off with friends to hike into the Carpathian Mountains. In an instant their life together was shattered. Katie became separated from the group.... more...