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The Grieving Time

ISBN: 9781933480077
Binding: Paperback
Author: Anne Brooks
Pages: 64
Trim: 5 x 8 inches
Published: 9/1/2006

“This slender heartfelt book will linger in the mind and give comfort for a long time.” —The New York Times Book Review

More than 150,000 copies of this modern classic have been sold.

Anne Brooks looked desperately for something to read that would offer comfort after her husband’s death. Finding nothing that moved her she began a monthly journal about the deeply personal side of her loss her loneliness and her struggle to come to terms with her independence and her new self.

The Grieving Time is a moving and comforting account of her recovery—a book for grieving spouses or for anyone facing the loss of a loved one through death or divorce. Many counselors psychologists social workers health care providers ministers and hospice workers have found it to be one of the most helpful books in their libraries.

“I have rarely seen anything as direct and in this way as effective”—Family Circle

“captures in surprisingly few words the depth of her emotion”—The Baltimore Sun

“startling in its candor will linger in the mind” —The Atlanta Constitution

“deeply and personally painful which is why it succeeds.”—The Florida Times Union

Anne M. Brooks lives in Kennet Squiare Pennsylvainia. In addition to The Grieving Time she has written a series of children's books and a novel Drowned in Milk and Honey.