Author: Louise Nayer
ISBN: 978-1-4218-3760-4
Publication Date: 5/1/2018
Page Count: 232
Edition: Softcover
Price: $17.95

A Memoir Winner of the Wisconsin Library Association Award, 2011. An Oprah Magazine Great Read Louise Nayer illuminates both the emotional intensity of loss and the surprising strength that is summoned up for the sake of loved ones. Burned is the story of a family stripped to their barest elements and held together by love. “Your parents were extraordinary people. It seems a miracle that they could have a reasonably normal and content life after that tragedy.” —Isabel Allende   “Meticulous and moving... Louise Nayer’s memoir makes a large statement about human healing.” —Carl Dennis, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.   “As a poet and writer Louise Nayer has established herself as a singular voice of her generation.” —Robert Creeley   “Louise’s beautifully crafted story took great courage to write. ough it is about a freak accident and two children separated from their parents, it is ultimately about the road they all took to become a family again—the strength to feel the truth of what happened and the strength to carry on.” —Julia Scheeres, NYT best selling Author of Jesus Land and A ousand Lives.   “ is gripping memoir is written from both the child and parent’s perspective and vividly captures the angst that Louise and her family endured as a result of a tragic accident. e book follows the transforma- tion of an amazing family determined to heal from a catastrophic event.” —Charlene Pell, Author and Head of Facing Forward. “An extraordinary book.Heart-wrenching yet always readable. is book is a learning opportunity about all sorts of trauma.” —Dr. Anne Benham, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Stanford Univerisity.
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