Love Letters of the Angels of Death by Jennifer Quist

August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Love Letters of the Angels of Death begins as a young couple discover the remains of his mother in her mobile home. The rest of the family fall back, leaving them to reckon with the messy, unexpected death. By the time the burial is over, they understand this will always be their role: to liaise with death on behalf of people they love. They are living angels of death.

All the major events in their lives—births, medical emergencies, a move to a northern boomtown, the theft of a veteran’s headstone—are viewed from this ambivalent angle. In this shadowy place, their lives unfold: fleeting moments, ordinary occasions, yet on the brink of otherworldliness. The transient joys, fears, hopes and heartbreaks of love, marriage, and parenthood are revealed through the lens of the eternal, unfolding within the course of natural life.

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Title: Love Letters of the Angels of Death

Author: Jennifer Quist

Publisher: Linda Leith Publishing

Release Date: August 3, 2013

ISBN: 978-1927535158

Formats: 176 pages, 5×8, softcover; e-book

Genre: General

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