Slow Motion: A Memoir of a Life Rescued by Tragedy

Paperback | January 26, 2010

byDani Shapiro

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“Chilling. . . . There is a gritty honesty to her cautionary confession that will alert others to listen for and respond to wake-up calls of their own.” — New York Times Book Review

“Shapiro does not sugarcoat her life; she writes with an eviscerating, raw honesty about the wrong turns and mistakes she made.” — Boston Globe

Slow Motion is the critically-lauded bestselling memoir from acclaimed novelist Dani Shapiro (Black & White, Family History). Slow Motion is a “riveting” and “breathtaking” look (San Francisco Chronicle), free of self-pity or regret, at a life that was rescued by an unspeakable tragedy.

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“Chilling. . . . There is a gritty honesty to her cautionary confession that will alert others to listen for and respond to wake-up calls of their own.” — New York Times Book Review “Shapiro does not sugarcoat her life; she writes with an eviscerating, raw honesty about the wrong turns and mistakes she made.” — Boston Globe Slow Motion...

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At twenty-three, Dani Shapiro was in the midst of a major rebellion against her religious upbringing. She had dropped out of college, was halfheartedly acting in television commercials, and was carrying on with an older married man when her life was changed, in an instant, by a phone call. Her parents had been in a devastating car acci...

Dani Shapiro is the author of the novelsBlack & WhiteandFamily Historyand the bestselling memoirSlow Motion. Her writing has appeared inThe New Yorker,Granta,Tin House,Elle,Vogue,O, and other publications.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:January 26, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061826693

ISBN - 13:9780061826696

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