After the Loss of a Spouse: From Henry VIII to Julia Child

After the Loss of a Spouse: From Henry VIII to Julia Child


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The bittersweet human condition of love and loss is examined though the lens of history. By hearing how these famous (and infamous) people managed their lives after the loss of a spouse, we come to realize the potential that exists in all of us. Listening to stories is a way of trying on someone else's life on for size. What does it feel like to carry on the dangerous work that killed your husband? How does "carrying on" work when the body has not been recovered? Anyone who loves historical romance, will be intrigued by the stories between the covers of this book.

Widow/ers featured include: Henry VIII , Martha Washington , Mary Todd Lincoln , Mark Twain , Hetty Green , Frances Sawyer Wolf , William Gillette , George Palmer Putnam (Amelia Earhart) , Milton Hershey , Grandma Moses , C.S. Lewis , Norman Rockwell , Captain von Trapp , George Burns , Katharine Graham , Julia Child , Coretta Scott King , Abby Day Slocomb

This is the second book in a series, "After the Loss of a Spouse"

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ISBN-13: 9780692705407
Publisher: Act II Publications, LLC
Publication date: 05/25/2016
Series: After the Loss of a Spouse , #2
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Lisa Saunders is an award-winning writer and TV talk show host living in Mystic, Connecticut, with her husband, Jim, and hound, Doolittle. A graduate of Cornell University, she is the author of several books and works as a part-time history interpreter at Mystic Seaport. Lisa is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Anna Warner Bailey Chapter) and is the parent representative of the Congenital Cytomegalovirus Foundation.

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