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Letters To My Son (ePub) | Autobiography

Mignonne Breier

The death of any child is overwhelming. Parental grief is intense, long-lasting and complex. In Letters to My Son, Mignonne Breier explores her own relationship with this grief. After the sudden death of her eldest son, Matthew – from leukaemia (aged 25) – her view of her own world, and her place in it, is profoundly changed. But in coming to terms with her loss she develops a deeper understanding of herself and this, in turn, leads her to a form of closure that is as delicate and complex as her relationship with the child she has had taken from her.     
An intense and beautifully written book that will resonate with readers of all ages and backgrounds. Those who have lost a child and those who have not.  
“Intelligent and underplayed. I for one would recommend it to people like me . . .” – Hettie Scholtz

Listen to an interview with Mignonne, led by Nancy Richard on SAfm (9 May, 2013)

Listen to a review of the book by Jenny Crwys-Williams, 702 Talk Radio (21 August 2013)


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Letters To My Son (ePub) | Autobiography

Author: Mignonne Breier
Category: Autobiography
ISBN: 9780795704710
Date Released: 20 April 2013
Price (incl. VAT): R 190.00
Format: ePub, 208pp

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Mignonne Breier

For most of her career, Mignonne Breier has been an academic and policy researcher in education and has published extensively in that terrain. She has a B Journ...


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