The Zoo Keepers Wife by Diane Ackerman. True story about husband and wife zookeepers who managed to hide and save Jews in the Warsaw Zoo during WWII. I liked the story but not the authors' writing style.
The Tiger's Wife: if you like magical realism, you'll lose yourself in this beautiful story. A young doctor in the Balkans reflects on the impact her grandfather had on her, as well as the magical stories he wove about his life, the Deathless Man, and the Tiger's Wife.
25 Books That Will Make You a Better Person - A Grief Observed
One of the most honest and open explorations of grief I have ever read. If you haven't visited those dark moments of the soul, it may not make sense to you. This book is like reading the inside of my soul.
The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani – Book 47
The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani - The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani is a great book if you enjoy romance. I don't, so I thought it was okay. Like romance novels with good fictional writing? Read The Shoemaker's Wife! Dislike the romance? Read something else of Trigiani!
The day John F. Kennedy is inaugurated, Claire, a wife & mother struggles over the decision to stay in a loveless secure marriage or follow the man she loves whose baby she may be carrying. In 1919, Vivien Lowe, obituary writer, is searching for her lover who disappeared in the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Telling stories of the dead help others cope, and she begins to understand her own loss. A surprising connection between these 2 women will change Claire's life in extraordinary ways.
The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God - Jep Robertson, the youngest son of Duck Commander Phil Robertson, and his wife, Jessica, open up about their personal trials, their early years together, and the challenges that might have destroyed them both had the grace of God not intervened.
Family was important in the 90's. After marriage, the couple most likely wanted babies to care for. The values in families were strong and evident in numerous television series, including this one: Friends.