What Comes Next and How to Like It

What Comes Next and How to Like It

A Memoir

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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From the bestselling author of A Three Dog Life, a fresh, exhilarating, superbly written memoir about aging, family, creativity, tragedy, friendship, and the richness of life. What comes next? What comes after the devastating loss of Abigail's husband, a process both sudden and slow? What form does her lifelong platonic friendship take after a certain line is crossed? How to cope with her daughter's diagnosed illness? Or the death of her beloved dog? Is life worth living without three cocktails before dinner? How do you paint the ocean on a sheet of glass? And how to like it? How to accept, appreciate, enjoy? Who are our most trusted, valuable companions and what will we do for them? Instead of painting an ocean, paint a forest, turn it over, scrape the surface, and presto: there is the ocean. When you've given up, when you least expect it, there it is. What Comes Next and How to Like It is an extraordinarily moving memoir about many things, but at the center is a steadfast friendship between Abigail Thomas and a man she met thirty-five years ago. Through marriages, child-raising, the vicissitudes and tragedies of life, it is this deep, rich bond that has sustained her.
Publisher: [United States] : Simon & Schuster Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2015.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 1442377143
9781442377141
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (4:hr., 2: min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Thomas, Abigail

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