The Beginning of Everything

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Product Details

Price
$25.95
Publisher
Pegasus Books
Publish Date
April 03, 2018
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 1.5 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781681776729

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About the Author

Andrea J. Buchanan is a New York Times bestselling author whose latest book is the multimedia young adult novel Gift. Her other work includes the bestselling The Daring Book for Girls, Mother Shock, and six other books. Before becoming a writer, Andrea trained as a pianist, at the Boston Conservatory of Music and received her master's from the San Francisco Conservatory. Her last recital was at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. She lives with her family in Philadelphia.

Reviews

Potently honest. Buchanan's capacity for self-reflection paves the path for all mothers to explore the complex feelings.
Buchanan chronicles a year of physical and mental anguish in this disturbing memoir of an enigmatic illness. Buchanan is uncannily adept at describing pain and charting the snail's pace of recovery; a former classical pianist, she takes up playing again, her practice becoming a brain-training method. Readers will be fascinated by this introspective medical journey and heartened by the simultaneous healing of a family.
Buchanan documents the anxiety and thrill of new motherhood in a way that's as entertaining as it is brave.
Buchanan writes in a graceful, down-to-earth style.