My Body, Suddenly, Carries Two Stories Of Loss One Is Easy For People To Recognise My Mother Died Of Cancer I Watched Her Age Twenty Five Years In Eight Weeks My Other Story Marks Me As Different It Is Silent And Savage, It Is Not Pure And No One Knows How To Approach It Somewhere I Lost My Husband When Maggie S Vibrant Young Husband, Father To A Five Year Old Daughter And An Unborn Son, Dies Tragically, Maggie Is Left Widowed And Due To Give Birth Three Months Later To Their Second Child Then Her Beloved Mother, Backbone Of The Family, Mother To Three Children And Grandmother To Two, Dies Suddenly Of Aggressive Cancer In Two Short Years, Maggie S Life Has Shattered After A Year, She Gives Up Trying To Juggle Single Motherhood And The Demands Of An Academic Career And Returns With Her Children To The Family Farm In Central Western New South Wales To Take Stock And Catch A Breath The Farm Becomes A Redemptive, Healing Place For Maggie And Her Children As They Battle The Heat And Drought That Only The Australian Landscape Can Offer She Throws Herself Into The Horses, Sheep, Ducks, And Chickens And Slowly, Finally, Realizes She Has Found A New Shape For Herself Written By A Brilliant New Talent, When It Rains Is A Meditation On Grief And The Vagaries Of The Human Condition, And A Stunning Memoir About Piecing Back Together A Life, And Moving Forward, One Step At A Time.
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- 226 pages
- When It Rains: A Memoir
- Maggie MacKellar
- 08 June 2018 Maggie MacKellar