Blue Sky July: A Mother's Journey of Hope and Healing

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Dutton, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 197 pages
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¬“It¬'s the strangest time¬—a birth¬—for life to start falling apart.¬”

Set between the summers of 1998 and 2005 in Cardiff, Wales, Blue Sky July follows the story of Nia Wyn, a mother who battles against impossible odds to heal her son after he suffers a brain injury and is diagnosed with severe cerebral palsy. Told by doctors that her son would never walk, talk, see or even recognize her, Wyn devotes her every waking moment to exploring alternative treatments in the hopes of achieving even the smallest of breakthroughs. Through her intimate day-to-day interactions with her son and partner, Wyn explores the impact of the tragedy on her thoughts and feelings as this most extraordinary relationship unfolds into one of the most uplifting and poignant memoirs published this or any year.

Already a sensation in the UK, Blue Sky July will strike a chord with every reader in search of a memoir resonating with an extraordinary sense of honesty, courage, and faith in the unassailable bond between mother and child. This is an inspirational story through and through.

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This beautifully-written memoir chronicles a mother’s journey after her son Joe is diagnosed with severe cerebral palsy. It’s written in quasi-poetry, and it is a very quick, very moving read. Read full review

Blue sky July: a mother's journey of hope and healing

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In this poetic, heartrending memoir, UK journalist and first time author Wyn relates seven years of personal struggle and small victories trying to raise and heal a son with severe cerebral palsy ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Nia Wyn was a journalist in Wales and London for fifteen years.

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