Saturday night widows : The Adventures of Six Friends Remaking Their Lives. / Becky Aikman.
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- ISBN: 9780307590459 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2013.
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Six marriages, six heartbreaks, one shared beginning. In her forties -- a widow, too young, too modern to accept the role -- Becky Aikman struggled to make sense of her place in an altered world. In this transcendent and infectiously wise memoir, she explores surprising new discoveries about how people experience grief and transcend loss and, following her own remarriage, forms a group with five other young widows to test these unconventional ideas. Together, these friends summon the humor, resilience, and striving spirit essential for anyone overcoming adversity. Meet the Saturday Night Widows: ringleader Becky, an unsentimental journalist who lost her husband to cancer; Tara, a polished mother of two, whose husband died in the throes of alcoholism after she filed for divorce; Denise, a widow of just five months, now struggling to get by; Marcia, a hard-driving corporate lawyer and something of a grown-up tomboy; Dawn, an alluring self-made...
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