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'You'll Get Over It' : The Rage of Bereavement

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The death of a loved one is the most traumatic experience any of us face. No two people cope with it the same way: some cry while others remain dry-eyed; some discover growth through pain, others find arid wastes; some feel angry, others feel numb. Virginia Ironside deals with this complicated and sensitive issue with great frankness and insight, drawing on other's people's accounts as well as her own experiences.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 18mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • further reading
  • 0140236082
  • 9780140236088
  • 163,724

About Virginia Ironside

Virginia Ironside lives in London W12. As well as being a journalist she has also written several novels and children's books, including Made for Each Other. She has been a problem page editor - at Woman and the Sunday Mirror - for many years and also has a regular column in the Independent.show more

Table of contents

Shock and the physical effects; the rituals of bereavement; fear; powerlessness and guilt; rage; misery...; ...and other responses; wills and things; they don't know what they say; who am I now?; the spiritual side; is there a pay-off?; final thoughts.show more

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