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Linda Gray Sexton and
Half in Love: Surviving the Legacy of Suicide

Linda Gray Sexton and
Half in Love: Surviving the Legacy of Suicide

Imagine being the daughter of America’s Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Anne Sexton. The innate writing talent, the lesson skills taught, (see Passing It Along), and the absolute love of words shared. Now, on the other hand, consider growing up as Linda Gray Sexton (Searching for Mercy Street: My Journey Back to My Mother, Anne Sexton, Other works in Bibliography) and being raised by this publicly revered mother who suffered from severe depression, alcoholism, and suicide attempts that required stays in mental…

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Kate Ledger and Remedies

Kate Ledger and Remedies

From the front cover “Remedies is an immediately gripping, expertly woven tale of pain and healing. Ledger is a brilliant writer; the book is dazzling, but more importantly, it is moving.” – Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author of Barefoot What Kate Ledger has elegantly and eloquently written in her debut novel, Remedies, is a “witty,” “complex,” “humane,” and “intense” story of a marriage/family in crisis. And those are a few reasons why Remedies garnered: *A Starred Review from…

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