Love Letters Of The Angels Of Death

byJennifer Quist

Paperback | August 4, 2013

Love Letters Of The Angels Of Death by Jennifer Quist
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A breathtaking literary debut, Love Letters of the Angels of Death begins as a young couple discover the remains of his mother in her mobile home. The rest of the family fall back, leaving them to reckon with the messy, unexpected death. By the time the burial is over, they understand this will always be their role: to liaise with death on behalf of people they love. They are living angels of death. All the major events in their lives - births, medical emergencies, a move to a northern boomtown, the theft of a veteran's headstone - are viewed from this ambivalent angle. In this shadowy place, their lives unfold: fleeting moments, ordinary occasions, yet on the brink of otherworldliness. In spare, heart-stopping prose, the transient joys, fears, hopes and heartbreaks of love, marriage, and parenthood are revealed through the lens of the eternal, unfolding within the course of natural life. This is a novel for everyone who has ever been happily married -- and for everyone who would like to be.
Jennifer Quist was born in northern mainland British Columbia and raised all over Maritime and Western Canada, the eldest daughter in a close family of seven children. She has a BA at the University of Alberta with first class Honours in Sociology and has worked with Alberta First Nations, as a freelance researcher, a reporter, and col...
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Title:Love Letters Of The Angels Of DeathFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:176 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 inPublished:August 4, 2013Publisher:Linda Leith PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927535158

ISBN - 13:9781927535158

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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