Torch

Cheryl Strayed
AUD $19.99
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A searing and luminous novel of a family's grief after unexpected loss, from the author of the huge bestseller Wild.

'Work hard. Do good. Be incredible!' is the advice Teresa Rae Wood shares with the listeners of her local radio show, Modern Pioneers, and the advice she strives to live by every day. She has fled a bad marriage and rebuilt a life with her children, Claire and Joshua, and their caring stepfather, Bruce. Their love for each other binds them as a family through the daily struggles of making ends meet. But when they received unexpected news that Teresa, only 38, is dying of cancer, their lives all begin to unravel and drift apart. Strayed's intimate portraits of these fully human characters in a time of crisis show the varying truths of grief, forgiveness, and the beautiful terrors of learning how to keep living.

Author bio:

Cheryl Strayed is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Torch, the huge New York Times-bestselling memoir Wild and the collection of essays Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Someone Who's Been There. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, Allure and The Rumpus. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781782395379
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Atlantic
Imprint: Atlantic PBS
Pub Date: August 2014
Page Extent: 432
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Fiction & related items

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