A Match to the Heart by Gretel Ehrlich
One Woman's Story of Being Struck by Lightning

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The author of The Solace of Open Spaces describes her experience of being struck by lightning in August 1991; the physical, psychological, and spiritual impact of the accident; and her struggle back to health. 25,000 first printing.
 

About Gretel Ehrlich

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Gretel Ehrlich is the author of This Cold Heaven (available in paperback from Vintage Books) and The Solace of Open Spaces, among other works of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. She divides her time between California and Wyoming.
 
Published May 24, 1994 by Pantheon. 200 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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 An odyssey of recovery by a woman literally struck by lightning.

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In 1991 the author of this lyrical narrative of resurrection was struck by lightning near her Wyoming ranch. The effects of this electrocution were long-lasting, requiring intensive medical attention

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Spirituality & Practice

In the summer of 1991, Gretel Ehrlich was out walking her dogs on her ranch in Wyoming when she was struck by lightning during a thunderstorm.

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