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Losing Tim

Losing Tim

(2014)
A Memoir
A non fiction book by

 
Losing Tim is a memoir by a mother about a soldier son who killed himself. It's not an easy read. But it's a beautiful one. Burroway, a National Book Award nominee, welcomes readers to grieve along with her, while also providing a lens into how soldiers, and military contractors, like her son, are changed by their combat experiences. Jonathan Shay, author of Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character, a highly acclaimed volume on PTSD, and a 2007 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, comments in the foreword, ''To me, the pain recalls Homer's Iliad, in which, as James Tatum puts it in The Mourner's Song, 'the beauty [of the poetry] is in the killing.''' Praise for Losing Tim: "This book is both an elegy and a call to action by one of our finest writers, who addresses us from the deepest place imaginable in a voice that is loving, memorable and overflowing with generosity." Madeleine Blais, Pulitzer Prize winner, author of The Heart is an Instrument: Portraits in Journal

 
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: Losing Tim: A Memoir
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-9892352-3-8 / 978-0-9892352-3-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Think Piece Publishing, LLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: Losing Tim: The Life and Death of an American Contractor in Iraq
Author(s): Janet Burroway
Publisher: Think Piece Publishing, LLC
Availability: Amazon CA   


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