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Posted September 19, 2014
Looking in the mirror
I picked up this book because my husband and I plan on moving onto a cruising sailboat someday. What I did not expect was that it would bring up my own past and drag out emotions and questions that I never dreamed were living inside me. Long story short, my father was killed by a drunk driver when I was 5 months old: she also killed her 14 year old nephew and landed herself in prison for manslaughter. I found myself wondering about this woman who's name I didn't even know. What is she doing today? Does she think about me, the fatherless child that was left behind? And about my mother's capacity to forgive this woman who never meant to destroy our lives. How did she manage to get out of bed everyday and feed my sister and I when she was so stricken with grief.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted August 18, 2010
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