In Love Hope and Tragedy: A Brooklyn Memoir, Joan Calciano not only reveals her strange love for her husband, but also tells her constant battle to raise seven children, five of whom battled drug addition. With a matter-of-fact writing style she describes in heartwarming and heartbreaking detail her devoted relationship with her grandson, Anthony, who was born with AIDS.
This book offers hope and inspiration to the millions of people who feel trapped in abusive relationships or who are coping with loved ones who suffer from AIDS or drug additions. Joan Calciano shares anger, madness loss and most important, this lesson: to love a family member in spite of his or her flaws.
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Joan Calciano had to hide this manscript from her husband for more than eight years out of fear that he would destroy the work and her for writing it. After he died, it took another six years to complete. Joan lives in Brookyn, New York.
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Book Description Conversation Arts Media, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111879834065
Book Description Conversation Arts Media, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1879834065