The True Point of Beginning chronicles Barbara Bedell's journey through the first five years following the sudden death of her husband Bruce in April 2002. Using letters and poems from friends and entries from her own journal, Bedell recalls a period of time in her life that started with profound grief and loss and that concluded with hope reinforced by the kindness and generosity of the people who loved and supported her throughout this most difficult of ordeals. Bedell relies on extended detail to reinforce her awareness, expressed through the words of a close friend, that qloss-genuine, grievous loss-is something we encounter not on the philosophical level but on the molecular level.q2002. In the days that followed Brucea#39;s death, I marked the ebb and flow of friends who spent hours around my kitchen table, ... more while I was equally miserable working for an insurance company in Hartford, writing technical manuals for computer terminal operators. ... With little money and in an aging red and black Mercury Cougar that started only fitfully and whose dash lights failed at night, we droveanbsp;...
|Title||:||The True Point of Beginning|
|Author||:||Barbara G. Bedell|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2011-08-16|