A Matter of Life and Death by Rosemary Altea
Remarkable True Stories of Hope and Healing

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Spiritual medium and healer Rosemary Altea touched the lives of millions with her New York Times bestseller The Eagle and the Rose. In this classic work, Altea described how she discovered her gift, and recounted the miraculous experiences she had in her early years of connecting the living with the dead. In A Matter of Life and Death, she shares inspiring new stories of working with her spirit guide, Grey Eagle, to help sick and troubled people heal, to help people recognize their true path in life, or to help people find peace in reuniting with departed loved ones.

Born and raised in England, from the time she was a young girl Rosemary Altea heard voices and had visions of people who had died. But feeling threatened by her mother, the young Rosemary kept silent about the strange, menacing faces she saw in the dark. In the 1970s, now in her mid-thirties with a ten-year-old daughter of her own, Rosemary was abandoned by her husband. Nearing rock bottom emotionally, she began to nurture her spiritual gifts. She claims it was her spirit guide Grey Eagle who advised her to publish her first book, The Eagle and the Rose. Even as the world has come to accept—even revere—people who have the ability to communicate with the dead, with various mediums gracing the bestseller list and with such television shows as The Medium and Ghost Whisperer high in the ratings, in recent years Rosemary Altea has had to struggle to realize the transformational power of her work. From defending her integrity as a medium in a vicious lawsuit to coping with the loss of a friend who was very close to her heart, now Altea brings us A Matter of Life and Death, detailing a new chapter in her rich personal history as she recounts story after story of remarkable encounters with the spirit world-encounters that will amaze and inspire Altea's millions of fans.
 

About Rosemary Altea

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Rosemary Altea, whose work as a medium and healer has been featured in Vanity Fair, People, and the New York Times, is founder of the nonprofit Rosemary Altea Association of Healers in England. The bestselling author of The Eagle and the Rose, made into a Fall 2003 NBC-TV movie, she is also the author of the book/audio package Give the Gift of Healing. She lives in Vermont.
 
Published April 17, 2008 by Tarcher. 324 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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