Title: The Angel in My Pocket: A Story of Love, ...
Publisher: Viking, New York
Publication Date: 2014
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition.
First printing, full number line. Dated, inscribed, and signed by the author on the title page: "Sept 2014 / K-- / I'm so sorry we share loss of a child. I hope these words resonate with you and I hope you choose to survive and thrive. / With love / Sukey Forbes." Also a "Dear K-- / We thought this book might be of interest . . ." note by two former owners on the blank page opposite the title page. The book is square and unmarked; corners sharp, spine ends bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $27.95); edgewear at spine ends and corners; Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007265
Synopsis: A grieving mother draws on her storied heritage to find her daughter in the afterlife
When Sukey Forbes lost her six-year-old daughter, Charlotte, to a rare genetic disorder, her life felt as if it were shattered forever. Descended from two distinguished New England families, Forbes was raised in a rarefied?if eccentric?life of privilege. Yet, Forbes?s family history is also rich with spiritual seekers, including her great-great-great-grandfather Ralph Waldo Emerson. On the family?s private island enclave off Cape Cod, apparitions have always been as common as the servants who once walked the back halls. But the ?afterlife? took on new meaning once Forbes dipped into the world of clairvoyants to reconnect with Charlotte.
With a mission to help others by sharing her own story, Forbes chronicles a world of ghosts that reawakens us to a lost American spiritual tradition. The Angel in My Pocket is a moving and utterly unique tale of one mother?s undying love for her child.
About the Author: Sukey Forbes and her family split their time between San Francisco and Boston. She writes for The Huffington Post and lectures on resilience, positive grief, and the gifts of loss.
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