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Topic: Do you know the title of this book? SOLVED! (The Lively Shadow)

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Subject: Do you know the title of this book? SOLVED! (The Lively Shadow)
Date Posted: 8/26/2009 9:33 PM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2009
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I am seeking a book, the title of which I can't remember.  It is a father's memoir of his daughter (nonfiction).  The daughter's name was Lee and she died unexpectedly over the course of a day or so.  The book describes the father's grieving process and attempts to come to terms with the loss of his daughter and also tells much of the story of her life.  I believe the setting was Massachusetts (definitely New England).  Lee was a musician.  She was in college or graduate school when she died.  Her personality is brought to life by her father's writing so that the reader can in a sense meet this person they would otherwise be unable to know.  I think it might have been published around 2002/2003.  Does anyone know the title of this book?



Last Edited on: 9/14/09 11:16 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/12/2009 5:46 PM ET
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Is it My Twice Lived Life by Donald Murray

here is a link from amazon: http://www.amazon.com/My-Twice-Lived-Life-Donald-Murray/dp/0345436903/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1252791806&sr=8-7

 

Goodluck with your search!



Last Edited on: 9/12/09 5:47 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/13/2009 9:59 PM ET
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Thank you so much!  This is the writer, and the book is The Lively Shadow.  Your help enabled me to find it!  Murray wrote about his daughter Lee in a chapter of the book you cited and the other book he wrote was entirely devoted to her.  I could not have figured out which one it was without your help.  I'm going to read/re-read them both.  Thanks very much.

Date Posted: 9/14/2009 9:12 AM ET
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I'm happy I was able to help!