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“With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone.” That, from the ever-quotable Oscar Wilde. Does
(For the remainder of the month, I’ll be revisiting some personal favorites, all of which are
Murphy’s Laws: 46 Infallible Observations on the Occasion of Turning 46 https://t.co/iW3GCJBSwM(about 4 days ago)
3 things I'll never understand: Yankees fans, the appeal of PowerPoint, & why @shuggieotis is not a household name. https://t.co/H0zYX0pk7X(about 5 days ago)
Murphy’s Laws: 46 Infallible Observations on the Occasion of Turning 46 https://t.co/1H0SOKDp3k @TheWeeklings(about 9 days ago)
“Sean Murphy brings a poetic voice and insightful contemplations to the largely unexplored territory of dying and death. With deep compassion and philosophical curiosity, he processes his individual grief while confirming the universality of loss.”
—Roy Remer, Director of Volunteer Programs, Zen Hospice Project
"As both the President of a colorectal cancer non profit, and more importantly a son who also lost his mother to this disease, I found this memoir emotional, educational, and edgy. I highly recommend this read for patients, survivors, caretakers, and physicians alike. Congratulations Sean, for this amazing story, your mother would be proud."
- Michael Sapienza, President and Founder, Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation
"An extremely moving, beautifully written, heart-felt and touching chronicling of the life and death of a parent."
- Charles Salzberg, author of Devil in the Hole
"In some moments of profound experience, we see and feel in extraordinary ways. That is what happened to Sean Murphy after his mother’s death. He has had the courage to look honestly at death, and the talent to express his love and grief in a way that will comfort and sustain his readers."
- Steve Goodwin, author of Breaking Her Fall