Tag: grief

Griefwriting

Griefwriting

| August 12, 2019

While this novel tells the story of the recently widowed Dee Heller, who is now teaching a griefwriting course in the New York City college from which she has recently retired, its central character is really thematic: the idea of grief. It is this which brings together a diverse group of students who seek healing […]

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The White Oak Casket

The White Oak Casket

| May 16, 2019

James’ eighteenth birthday is the day his alcoholic father decides to shoot himself in front of James. Haunted by this memory, James struggles desperately to cope and turns towards alcohol to self-medicate. His mother sells his childhood home, much to James’ protest, causing James to distance himself from her. Years later, after finishing college, James […]

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A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

| May 5, 2019

Elaina Ellis would do anything to protect her family – even if it means keeping secrets from them. Elaina has always been a dutiful daughter. When her father suddenly dies in the summer of 1905, she begrudgingly leaves the safety of her life in Philadelphia to return to her hometown. Once there, Elaina encounters the […]

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