From Library Journal
This compassionate work provides an intimate journey into Fumia's repressed grief over losing her newborn son and her ultimate reconciliation with her own guilt. Moving beyond her own circumstances, she offers direct advice to others who have lost a child to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death. Her approachable story is punctuated with quotes by celebrated author Elie Wiesel, whose books immensely influenced Fumia and eventually helped her to recognize and come to terms with her own grief. Her key message is that all losses and grief deserve respect and should not be minimized regardless of the situation. Fumia has written three other books on grieving, including Honor Thy Children: One Family's Journey to Wholeness. This book would be an excellent addition to public libraries along with Beth Powning's Shadow Child: An Apprenticeship in Love and Loss (LJ 12/99), which covers similar ground.-Annette Haines, Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant
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