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Book Title: Burned: A Memoir|
The author of the book: Louise Nayer
Edition: Blue Light Press
The size of the: 25.72 MB
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Reader ratings: 4.4
Date of issue: September 14th 2016
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A loving family of four: handsome, successful doctor (Hank) who was also the doctor for the NYFD; beautiful and smart wife (Dorothy), a nurse; two daughters - Louise (the author), 4, and Annie, 6.
A vacation cottage on Cape Cod.
A faulty gas valve.
A flash fire that engulfed the parents.
After almost a year of living with loving relatives - and not understanding how their parents could still be alive and yet not visit or call - Louise and Annie finally return to far different parents than they remembered.
Burned beyond recognition - and with 4 more years of grafting surgeries to go - Dorothy must call up every ounce of strength and courage she can muster to keep her family going, return to her career - and to face the world. Hank, although burned a lot less severely, spirals into deep depression.
Louise writes with courage and honesty about her and her family's struggles and about the psychic scars she still bears today. I couldn't put this book down - read it in one day.
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Read information about the authorBorn in NYC and now living in San Francisco my book Burned: A Memoir, about a family tragedy and triumph, was recently published by Atlas and Co. and featured as one of Ten Upcoming Titles in O Magazine. I've discussed the book on NPR in Cape Cod and was featured in The Cape Cod Times. The book was recently bought by Audio Books.
I've also written two books of poetry, received six California Arts Council grants and co- wrote, with Virginia Lang, a non-fiction book(Rodale) How to Bury a Goldfish. I've taught writing classes for over 30 years. I'm a full-time Professor of English at City College of San Francisco. Presently, I'm working on a novel and welcome emails from readers and other authors.
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