The Grief of OtherseBook - 2011
It begins with loss. John and Ricky Ryrie are stricken by the death of their third child, only fifty-seven hours after his birth. Struggling to regain a semblance of normalcy, they find themselves pretending not only that little has changed, but that nothing was wrong before this baby came so briefly into their lives. Yet in the aftermath of his death, long-suppressed uncertainties about their relationship come roiling to the surface. A dreadful secret emerges concerning what Ricky knew about her pregnancy and concealed from everyone, even John. And the couple's two older children, grappling with the tensions around them, begin to act out in exquisitely, perhaps courageously, idiosyncratic ways. Ultimately, though, the grief that was initially so isolating brings the...
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Riverhead Books, 2011
Branch Call Number: E-Book
Characteristics: 1 online resource
From Library Staff
Try Leah Cohen's "The Grief of Others" while you're waiting for "The Salt House."