Buy Used
$4.00
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: 90% New. No marks in and out. Item is Fulfilled by AMAZON - Eligible for FREE Super Saver/Prime Shipping. Amazon Customer Service with Delivery Tracking. Receive your item in 3-5 Days!
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Widow's Journey: A Return to the Loving Self Paperback – September, 1991


See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$5.95 $0.01
Best%20Books%20of%202014
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Hero Quick Promo
12 Days of Kindle Book Deals
Load your library with Amazon's editors' picks, $2.99 or less each today only. Learn more

Product Details

  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Henry Holt & Co (P) (September 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0805018379
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805018370
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 5.5 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,101,101 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From Publishers Weekly

The widow of renowned cellist Leonard Rose, who died in 1984, universalizes the experience of a spouse's bereavement in this self-help book. When her 20-year marriage was ended by death, Rose had difficulty in rediscovering her own identity. Following her experience in a support group of similarly mourning men and women, she resumed her work as a psychotherapist. One of Rose's tenets is that such sharing reduces the survivor's feelings of being alone and unique in grief. In addition to her own story, she offers vignettes of her clients and paths they took to restructuring their lives after the death of a spouse. The author, now remarried, addresses the problems of survivorship with forthright advice and practical suggestions to "make widowhood a little more bearable."
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From Library Journal

Since women tend to live longer than men, it is likely that at some time a woman will have to face the sorrows and problems of becoming a widow. After the death of her husband, cellist Leonard Rose, psychotherapist Xenia Rose found herself confused, depressed, and totally alone. Only by joining group therapy sessions with other widows and by counseling recently widowed patients did Rose realize that her feelings were universal. In quiet yet forceful prose she discusses how to cope with the emotional pain, how to face changing social relationships, and how to move forward with one's life. She emphasizes that time heals sorrows and that happiness is possible again. Unlike many widows who suffer financial hardships or suddenly become single parents, Rose had a career and no children; therefore, her book will not be as meaningful to those who address these concerns daily. For larger collections.
- Ilse Heidman Ali, Motlow State Community Coll., Tullahoma, Tenn.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
1
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Absolutely a "winner" in the field of literature for the bereaved! Have shared it with close friends who have recently entered this stage of their lives.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again