chasm, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by chasm)
Tender, sad, and funny. An unflinching look at growing up with two amazing parents and how Christopher Buckley deals with losing both of them in about a year. Especially poignant for those of us with aging parents nearing the ends of their lives.
Shirley Gilman, September 3, 2011 (view all comments by Shirley Gilman)
This book is excellent. Christopher Buckley has managed to combine the death of his parents and his life with them in a heart felt manner. He has managed to include humor which protrays real life with famous people. They really aren't different from the rest of us. Everyone who has lost family members or will in the future should read this book to achieve better understand the responsibility and love that goes in to caring for the elderly. Mr. Buckley did a great job in telling his story in a most respectful way. I would recommend this book to anyone.
Bestselling author Buckley's most personal and transcendent work--the tragicomic true story of the year in which he lost both of his parents. The author offers consolation, wit, and warmth to those coping with the death of a mother or father.
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