A better place / Pati Navalta Poblete
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch||305.899 POBL (Text)||39391006882821||Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 194670699X
- ISBN: 9781946706997
- Physical Description: xv, 255 pages ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: San Francisco : Nothing but the Truth, LLC, 2018.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Looking back -- SHOCK -- The call -- Nine days -- Saying goodbye -- Send me a sign -- The dark night of the soul -- GRIEF -- Let it out -- I don't know what to say -- I feel your pain -- PATHWAY -- Follow me -- His books -- Planting seeds -- Shasta Abbey -- Be Still -- Baby Buddha -- LIFE -- I'm still here -- Passport -- Back to work -- 24 -- ANGER -- One year -- White sandy beach -- Someone to blame -- It just is -- MEANING -- Scarecrow -- Robby's shop -- All in -- Always foreward -- JOY -- The strong one -- Love and basketball -- Mothers and sons -- PURPOSE -- Mothers and movements -- Forgiveness -- Going before the judge -- Looking forward.
"Pati Navalta Poblete's world is shattered when her 23-year-old son, Robby, is violently killed. She blames God, gun violence and the town where he was born and died, even herself. Two years later, she shares how Robby's death was transformative for her and many others -- including their family and friends, and even the first journalist on the scene. The Bay Area native takes the reader on a raw, heartbreaking journey from the scene of the crime, to a Buddhist monastery in Northern California, to Asia where she travels for work, to Robby's favorite beach in Hawaii to mark the first anniversary of his death -- everywhere she goes trying to make sense of what has happened. Along the way, she offers glimpses into her and Robby's lives, underscoring what makes his loss so tragic and why every loss such as his matters." -- from back cover.
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