I just received a nice surprise. Kevin Cooper posted a review of my memoir Mourning Has Broken on his blog. Many, Many Thanks, Kevin. ❤
Mourning Has Broken offers a moving and poignant look at grief and loss. In this collection of narrative non-fiction essays, the author speaks from the heart not only about the death of a dear sister but also about the mourning of a mother, a father, a dear friend, a career and a religion.
Her sister’s death tore her heart apart. The grief she felt for her was more intense than any grief she ever felt for the death of someone dear to her. Perhaps it was the amalgamation of un-mourned griefs, or maybe it was because it was closer to home . To lose a parent puts your mortality next in line; to lose a sister, you are no longer in line – you have crossed the threshold.
When her mother died she wrote Don’t Bring me Flowers, an essay which is in this collection. In the weeks which followed…
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