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THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD: A MEMOIR

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In THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD Elizabeth Alexander finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband who was just 50. Reflecting with gratitude on the exquisite beauty of her married life that was grappling with the subsequent void and feeling a re-energized devotion to her two teenage sons Alexander channels her poetic sensibilities into a rich lucid prose that describes a very personal and yet universal quest for meaning understanding and acceptance. She examines the journey we take in life through the lens of her own emotional and intellectual evolution taking stock of herself at the midcentury mark. This exquisite memoir is for anyone who has loved and lost. It’s about being strong when you want to collapse about being grateful when someone has been stolen from you. It’s Elizabeth Alexander’s story but it is all of our stories because it is about discovering what matters. A deeply resonant memoir for anyone who has loved and lost from acclaimed poet and Pulitzer Prize finalist Elizabeth Alexander.In The Light of the World Elizabeth Alexander finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband. Reflecting with gratitude on the exquisite beauty of her married life that was grappling with the resulting void and finding solace in caring for her two teenage sons Alexander channels her poetic sensibilities into a rich lucid prose that universalizes a very personal quest for meaning and acceptance in the wake of loss.The Light of the World is both an endlessly compelling memoir and a deeply felt meditation on the blessings of love family art and community. It is also a lyrical celebration of a life well lived and a paean to the priceless gift of human companionship. For those who have loved and lost or for anyone who cares about what matters most The Light of the World is required reading.

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In THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD Elizabeth Alexander finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband who was just 50. Reflecting with gratitude on the exquisite beauty of her married life that was grappling with the subsequent void and feeling a re-energized devotion to her two teenage sons Alexander channels her poetic sensibilities into a rich lucid prose that describes a very personal and yet universal quest for meaning understanding and acceptance. She examines the journey we take in life through the lens of her own emotional and intellectual evolution taking stock of herself at the midcentury mark. This exquisite memoir is for anyone who has loved and lost. It’s about being strong when you want to collapse about being grateful when someone has been stolen from you. It’s Elizabeth Alexander’s story but it is all of our stories because it is about discovering what matters. A deeply resonant memoir for anyone who has loved and lost from acclaimed poet and Pulitzer Prize finalist Elizabeth Alexander.In The Light of the World Elizabeth Alexander finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband. Reflecting with gratitude on the exquisite beauty of her married life that was grappling with the resulting void and finding solace in caring for her two teenage sons Alexander channels her poetic sensibilities into a rich lucid prose that universalizes a very personal quest for meaning and acceptance in the wake of loss.The Light of the World is both an endlessly compelling memoir and a deeply felt meditation on the blessings of love family art and community. It is also a lyrical celebration of a life well lived and a paean to the priceless gift of human companionship. For those who have loved and lost or for anyone who cares about what matters most The Light of the World is required reading.

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