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The Light of the World
Author: Elizabeth Alexander

ISBN: 9781455599875
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 21 April 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.5 x 2.1
Description:
New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceAmazon's Best Books of the Month, April 2015IndieBound Indie Next #1 Pick, May 2015Washington Post's "21 Books We've Loved So Far This Year" PickBuzzfeed, "53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down" Pick
A deeply resonant memoir for anyone who has loved and lost, from acclaimed poet and Pulitzer Prize finalist Elizabeth Alexander.
In THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD, Elizabeth Alexander finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband. Channeling her poetic sensibilities into a rich, lucid price, Alexander tells a love story that is, itself, a story of loss. As she reflects on the beauty of her married life, the trauma resulting from her husband's death, and the solace found in caring for her two teenage sons, Alexander universalizes a very personal quest for meaning and acceptance in the wake of loss.
THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD is at once an en...

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