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The widower's notebook : a memoir /

by Santlofer, Jonathan [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Thorndike Press large print Bill's bookshelf: Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019.Edition: Large print edition.Description: 371 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781432857516; 1432857517.Subject(s): Santlofer, Jonathan, 1946- -- Biography | Santlofer, Joy | Widowers -- United States -- Biography | Authors -- Biography | Artists -- Biography | Bereavement | Grief | Large type books | Large type books | Biography | Autobiographies | Autobiographies | BiographySummary: "On a summer day in New York Jonathan Santlofer discovers his wife, Joy, gasping for breath on their living room couch. After a frenzied 911 call, an ambulance race across Manhattan, and hours pacing in a hospital waiting room, a doctor finally delivers the fateful news. Consumed by grief, Jonathan desperately tries to pursue life as he always had--writing, social engagements, and working on his art--but finds it nearly impossible to admit his deep feelings of loss to anyone, not even his to beloved daughter, Doria, or to himself. As Jonathan grieves and heals, he tries to unravel what happened to Joy, a journey that will take him nearly two years." -- Amazon.com.
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One summer day in New York Jonathan Santlofer discovers his wife, Joy, gasping for breath in their living room. After an ambulance race across Manhattan and hours in a hospital waiting room, a doctor delivers the news. Consumed by grief, Jonathan tries to pursue life as he always had, finding it nearly impossible to admit his deep feelings of loss -- not even to his beloved daughter, Doria, or to himself. Written with unexpected humor and great warmth, this is a portrait of a marriage, an account of the complexities of finding oneself again after losing your spouse, and a story of the enduring power of familial love.

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"On a summer day in New York Jonathan Santlofer discovers his wife, Joy, gasping for breath on their living room couch. After a frenzied 911 call, an ambulance race across Manhattan, and hours pacing in a hospital waiting room, a doctor finally delivers the fateful news. Consumed by grief, Jonathan desperately tries to pursue life as he always had--writing, social engagements, and working on his art--but finds it nearly impossible to admit his deep feelings of loss to anyone, not even his to beloved daughter, Doria, or to himself. As Jonathan grieves and heals, he tries to unravel what happened to Joy, a journey that will take him nearly two years." -- Amazon.com.

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