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Necessary Losses
Necessary Losses
Author: Judith Viorst
ISBN-13: 9780449132067
ISBN-10: 0449132064
Publication Date: 1/12/1987
Pages: 447
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 40 ratings
Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a serious study of a far-reaching subject;how we grow and change through the losses that are inevitable in our lives. The cover has this as an explanation---The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up to Grow. I enjoyed reading it very much and I feel I learned a lot from the book.
soaringspirit avatar reviewed Necessary Losses on + 181 more book reviews
Great book. I loved the ABC of dying. It helps one to see how losses are a natural and necessary part of life and how mourning is absolutely necessary to grow and move on.
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Excellant bbok
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The Loves Illusions, Dependencies, and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give up in Order to Grow
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Sensitive and comprehensive book about the human condition, loves, illusions, dependencies and impossible expectations that all of us have to give up in order to grow...more than a year on the NY Times Bestseller list
ceboni avatar reviewed Necessary Losses on + 18 more book reviews
The Loves,Illusions,Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to give up in Order to Grow Should be in every household!
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Provides another view of a very prolific writer
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I didn't enjoy it as much as I expected considering the author - but to each his own!
MyLikeIt avatar reviewed Necessary Losses on + 450 more book reviews
A compassionate, thought provoking and sensitive book. I'd give this book to any young person coming into adulthood, and anyone facing a major transition in life. It's easy to read, but profound.
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This is a self help book to explore how to overcome the expectations that were given to us, in order to live a more productive, happy life.
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A lengthy self-help book
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I have read this book and loved it years ago. Had to stop every few pages to absorb what that section mean to me..wanted a larger print paperback but this was what was available so..its a keeper in my mind..will enjoy the reread at my age..
Paul-RLT avatar reviewed Necessary Losses on + 176 more book reviews
A book dealing with the "necessary losses" that occur with life...