Product Number: EB00161497
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307962706
Publisher: Vintage
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One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year On the morning of December 26, 2004, on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, Sonali Deraniyagala lost her parents, her husband, and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. In this brave and searingly frank memoir, she describes those first horrifying moments and her long journey since. She has written an engrossing, unsentimental, beautifully poised account: as she struggles through the first months following the tragedy, furiously clenched against a reality that she cannot face and cannot deny; and then, over the ensuing years, as she emerges reluctantly, slowly allowing her memory to take her back through the rich and joyous life she's mourning, from her family's home in London, to the birth of her children, to the year she met her English husband at Cambridge, to her childhood in Colombo; all the while learning the difficult balance between the almost unbearable reminders of her loss and the need to keep her family, somehow, still alive within her. From the Hardcover edition.

Author(s): Sonali Deraniyagala
Original Publish Date: Mar 05, 2013

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Author(s): Sonali Deraniyagala
Narrator(s): Hannah Curtis
Product Number Z100029821
Released: Mar 05, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780385366649

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