Syren Book Company, Minneapolis: 2007, 304 pp.
Paperback (5-3/8 x8-1/4) with flaps: $16.95
ISBN 0-929636-70-8 / 978-0-929636
Grief & Loss / Self-Help
Profound loneliness and confusion often follow the death of a loved one. Author Andris A. Baltins unexpectedly lost Nancyhis best friend, childhood sweetheart, wife, and the mother of their childrento ovarian cancer. These letters to Nancy following her death share an intimate story of recovery from loss and the enduring presence of love.
Baltins felt called to write the book as a necessary process of working through her death, and what he was to make of himself after she had gone. Many of the author’s experiencesparticularly some of the ritualscan be of benefit to others and his wish is to share them with a larger audience who find themselves in the unthinkable situation of having lost a life-partner or someone very close to them.
All author proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to continue the charitable works of Nancy Baltins.
Read what others have to say about this book.
"Beginning with his profound introduction and through 39 letters to his deceased wife,
Andris Baltins faces readers against his dark wall of grief.
But instead of despair in sharing his intimate story of loss,
Baltins transcends the wall, exposing the love that remains long past physical death."
Connie Mears, "Transmuting the Darkness" New Age Retailer