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The Resource Beauty in the broken places : a memoir of love, faith, and resilience, Allison Pataki

Beauty in the broken places : a memoir of love, faith, and resilience, Allison Pataki

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Beauty in the broken places : a memoir of love, faith, and resilience
Title
Beauty in the broken places
Title remainder
a memoir of love, faith, and resilience
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Allison Pataki
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Language
eng
Summary
"A deeply moving memoir about two lives that were changed in the blink of an eye, and the love that helped them rewrite their future. Five months pregnant, on a flight to their "babymoon," Allison Pataki turned to her husband when he asked if his eye looked strange, and watched him suddenly lose consciousness. After an emergency landing, she discovered that Dave--a healthy thirty-year-old athlete and surgical resident--had suffered a rare and life-threatening stroke. Next thing Allison knew, she was sitting alone in the ER in Fargo, North Dakota, waiting to hear if her husband would survive the night. When Dave woke up, he could not carry memories from hour to hour, much less from one day to the next. Allison lost the Dave she knew and loved when he lost consciousness on the plane. Within a few months, she found herself caring for both a newborn and a sick husband, struggling with the fear of what was to come. As a way to make sense of the pain and chaos of their new reality, Allison started to write daily letters to Dave. Not only would she work to make sense of the unfathomable experiences unfolding around her, but her letters would provide Dave with the memories he could not make on his own. She was writing to preserve their past, protect their present, and fight for their future. Those letters became the foundation for this beautiful, intimate memoir. And in the process, she fell in love with her husband all over again. This is a manifesto for living, an ultimately uplifting story about the transformative power of faith and resilience. It's a tale of a husband's turbulent road to recovery, the shifting nature of marriage, and the struggle of loving through pain and finding joy in the broken places"--
Summary
The best-selling author of The Accidental Empress describes how, while on a vacation during her pregnancy, her healthy 35-year-old surgical resident husband suffered a rare and life-threatening stroke that placed everything they had worked for in jeopardy, a struggle she navigated by writing daily letters to her husband that helped her make sense of challenges and fall in love with him all over again. Illustrations
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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10658038
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TEFOD
Dewey number
616.8/10092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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True
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adult
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a memoir of love, faith, and resilience
Label
Beauty in the broken places : a memoir of love, faith, and resilience, Allison Pataki
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3656627
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Publication
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1033675137
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 245 pages, 16 unnumberred pages of plates)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780399591662
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00715917
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
372C1332-2C95-47C4-9E48-73336D39BA81
System control number
(OCoLC)1033675137
Label
Beauty in the broken places : a memoir of love, faith, and resilience, Allison Pataki
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3656627
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1033675137
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 245 pages, 16 unnumberred pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399591662
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00715917
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
372C1332-2C95-47C4-9E48-73336D39BA81
System control number
(OCoLC)1033675137

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