Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of us Have

January 5, 1998|
Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of us Have by Judith Viorst
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From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.

Drawing on psychoanalysis, literature, and personal experience, Necessary Losses is a philosophy for understanding and accepting life’s inevitabilities.

In Necessary Losses, Judith Viorst turns her considerable talents to a serious and far-reaching subject: how we grow and change through the losses that are a certain and necessary part of life. She argues persuasively that through the loss of our mothers’ protection, the loss of the impossible expectations we bring to relationships, the loss of our younger selves, and the loss of our loved ones through separation and death, we gain deeper perspective, true maturity, and fuller wisdom about life. She has written a book that is both life affirming and life changing.
Judith Viorst is the author of the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which has sold some four million copies; the Lulu books, including Lulu and the Brontosaurus; the New York Times bestseller Necessary Losses; four musicals; and poetry for children and young adults. Her most recent books of poetry in...
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Title:Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of us Have
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:448 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:448 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 1.1 in
Published:January 5, 1998
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780684844954

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