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    DescriptionThe death of a child is the greatest loss of all. Losing one's child is a non-negotiable experience that can cast one adrift in uncharted waters in a boat without anchor or rudder. Initially, one's mind is kept busy attending to necessary arrangements-but within a few days, the reality of loss sets in-and does not leave. The order of the day suddenly becomes disorder, and seeing it through is the ordeal at hand for emotional survival. "Adrift: Poems After the Death of a Child" was my attempt to sort things out in poetry after the death of our son John. It is story of loss, heartrending sadness, and somber remembrance of our son; and yet, it is a story in poems that, in the telling, helps me to get through the trial. I hope that my story helps all who suffer the greatest loss of all.


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    Title
    Adrift
    Subtitle
    Poems After the Death of a Child-And Other Writings
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Natalie Morrissey, With Sweet John Morrissey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 76
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 122 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780595366903
    ISBN 10: 0595366902
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    LC classification: PS
    BIC subject category V2: DC
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T General Subject: 640
    Abridged Dewey: 811
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010, POE003000
    Publisher
    iUniverse
    Imprint name
    iUniverse
    Publication date
    30 August 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Bloomington IN