Café After the Pub After the Funeral

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A&C Black, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 190 pages
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Professional success, public accolades, social prominence, or a glamorous lifestyle cannot insulate against private grief, family tragedy, or personal loss. Here is the eloquent story of a family, in so many ways blessed, suddenly stricken with loss and tragedy, and its response to those events.

Written by the familty's youngest child, Hattie Gordon, this book is an honest and straightforward account of her family's painful losses, and especially her response to the tragic suicide of her beloved brother. This deeply moving story will be important for those dealing with the plague of mental illness and its effects on families.
 

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User Review  - yizhivika - LibraryThing

At the fundament of this memoir, is a cathartic self-indulgence on the part of its author, and at times as I was reading through it, it crossed my mind how parts of it might appeal to necrophiliacs ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
27
Section 3
53
Section 4
65
Section 5
81
Section 6
95
Section 7
111
Section 8
131
Section 9
165
Section 10
179
Section 11
187
Section 12
190
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About the author (2003)

Hattie Gordon is a journalist working for The Brighton Argus.

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