In the Wake of Suicide
Stories of the People Left BehindBook - 1998
Breathtaking stories of incredible power for anyone struggling to find the meaning in the suicidal death of a loved one?and for all readers seeking writing that moves and inspires.
After author Victoria Alexander?s mother took her life, she spent the next ten years collecting stories from people, like herself, who have walked through one of life?s most difficult journeys. The result is a beautifully written book of powerful, spellbinding stories told by those who were left behind?parents, children, spouses, lovers, friends, and colleagues. In the Wake of Suicide offers survivors the understanding, compassion, and hope they need to guide them on their own path in the wake of this most painful loss.
Family members, lovers, friends, and colleagues left behind after suicide tell their stories of grief and healing, offering survivors the understanding and compassion they need to guide them on their own path in the wake of this painful loss. Includes a list of associations for survivors of suicide. No index. First published in 1991 by Lexington Books. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.