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Reading this book has helped me move forward with my life.
And perhaps that was the point, but in the end I felt that I should not have read the book, and that's never something I like to feel after finishing a book.
I am still amazed that she was able to produce such a beautifully written book in the throes of so much pain.
Didion takes a personally painful episode in her life and dissects and expresses her innermost feelings and responses.
Incredible mix of journalism and memoir.
This was a beautifully written book. Especially poignant for anyone who has lost someone they cared about.Published 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
When I suddenly lost my husband, I began to read grief books variously. Good to read a different point of view.Published 6 days ago by Mary Lee Robinson, author of THE WIDOW OR WIDOWER NEXT DOOR
The book was very slow, at times kind of boring, and her thoughts seemed kind of scattered. But her resiliency in face of all her adversities is remarkable.Published 8 days ago by BellaG
It is difficult not to like the writing of this prolific and careful writer, whose prose is so well crafted.Published 10 days ago by D Hamner
This is a stunning book. Joan Didion's style as it is used here reveals her experience of her husband's death as plainly as any subject she has undertaken.Published 18 days ago by susan doran
I was so disappointed with this book. It basically just explains her feelings after her husband died suddenly. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Pu Tai