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- "This is a beautiful, heartbreaking memoir of love and loss. It is as singular in its merciless truths, and as universal in its unwavering humanity, as the disease that sponsors this narrative. And yet the abiding faith in family, in humor, in grief, in love that abounds on these pages triumphs - and insures the immortality of all involved." - Ken Burns, filmmaker
- Kevin Baker, author of New York Times bestseller Paradise Alley
- "Terrific! This is a beautiful book and a brave book, one full of lessons about how to cope with death, but also how to live. It is a story of pain and loss, weathered by humor and grace, and by a great love. Leslie Brody's story is buoyed on every page by compassion and kindness, her own and others."
- "This is a story about the enduring power of love, courage and strength. To read it is to be reminded of what life -- and death -- is all about. Leslie is a character we cry with and root for." - Tom Hallman, Jr., Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Sam: The Boy Behind the Mask and A Stranger's Gift: True Stories of Faith in Unexpected Places
An honest and emotional memoir that resulted in many tearful evenings on my end. Leslie is a very talented author - I felt her pain throughout this memoir- as well as her struggle... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Emilie
This story is sad. There's no getting around it, and yet it's told with such an artfulness and honesty that it's hard not so smile tears of joy for a love so genuine. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rosemary Rawlins
Great book! Loved the honesty and the openness of the authors struggle, love and loss. You don't hear from the care takers side much and it opened a new door to that side of... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jill Ellingson
I liked it a lot, sad but beautiful and hopeful. I admire anyone that has to go through anything like that.Published 14 months ago by liliana
Yes, it is about the death of a loved one, foretold in an unforgiving cancer that acted deliberately and definitively over a two-year period. Read morePublished 15 months ago by George Slade
I loved this book. It is a highly personal and warm account of a couple's experience with terminal cancer. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Linda Steuerwald
There are a few reasons why I loved this book.
The language is easy to understand - the story just unfolded easily..
It was a beautiful tale .. sad - but beautiful.. Read more
This is a tale oft-told, but rarely with such insight, humor and effect. Full disclosure...she is my cousin, but that only put me on my guard for possible bias; actually I found... Read morePublished 19 months ago by stanley walden