The Light of the World
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release : 21 April 2015
  • ISBN : 9781455599851
  • Page : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 9 voters
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Download or read online book entitled The Light of the World, was written by Elizabeth Alexander and published by Grand Central Publishing in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 21 April 2015 with total pages 224. A deeply resonant memoir for anyone who has loved and lost, from acclaimed poet and Pulitzer Prize finalist Elizabeth Alexander. In The Light of the World, Elizabeth Alexander finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband. Channeling her poetic sensibilities into a rich, lucid price, Alexander tells a love story that is, itself, a story of loss. As she reflects on the beauty of her married life, the trauma resulting from her husband's death, and the solace found in caring for her two teenage sons, Alexander universalizes a very personal quest for meaning and acceptance in the wake of loss. The Light of the World is at once an endlessly compelling memoir and a deeply felt meditation on the blessings of love, family, art, and community. It is also a lyrical celebration of a life well-lived and a paean to the priceless gift of human companionship. For those who have loved and lost, or for anyone who cares what matters most, The Light of the World is required reading.


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