The loss that is forever: the lifelong impact of the early death of a mother or father

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Plume, Sep 1, 1996 - Psychology - 342 pages
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"The Loss That is Forever" provides a thoughtful framework for understanding the impact that early loss has on every aspect of adult development. Through extensive research, interviews with more than sixty-five men and women, and the compelling writings of such well-know figures as Virginia Woolf, C.S. Lewis, and Eleanor Roosevelt, Dr. Maxine Harris illustrates how themes of loss and survival weave through the lives of those who have lost a parent in childhood. Who one becomes, how one parents, and what one believes about the world are all shaped by the experience of a parent's early death.

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Review: The Loss That Is Forever: The Lifelong Impact of the Early Death of a Mother or Father

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This book offers great validation and insight into the "personal mythologies" those of us who have lost a parent, particularly during childhood create. I felt like I was reading a biography someone ... Read full review

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Maxine Harris' book The Loss That is Forever: The Lifelong Impact of the Early Death of a Mother or Father. This is another psychology book that is more than a "self help" book. Through case studies ... Read full review

Contents

The Language of Loss
3
The Event That Shatters Childhood
20
The Surviving Parent
49
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About the author (1996)

MAXINE HARRIS is codirector of Community Connections in Washington, D.C., and executive director of its National Capital Center for Trauma Recovery and Empowerment. ROGER D. FALLOT is codirector of Community Connections.

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