Amy's Journey by Lillian Bursey

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Amy’s Journey is the story of a young girl, who at the age of twelve, is diagnosed with tuberculosis and becomes a patient in a Sanatorium. While on the road to recovery, she copes with a sudden death in her family which ultimately leads to an acute awareness of her “illegitimate” birth. Amy faces the challenges of her struggle for physical and emotional health with perseverance and determination. Amy’s Journey is the true-life story of the author, Lillian Bursey, told through the eyes of the character, Amy.

About Lillian Bursey

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Lillian (Lily) Bursey was born around the Bay when Newfoundland was a country. She now resides in St. Johnrsquo;s with her husband and near a few of their many grandchildren.While raising her family, she also fulfilled her goal to attend university, eventually graduating with a Master of Education (Counselling) degree from Acadia University, Nova Scotia. Until her retirement in 1997, she worked with disadvantaged families in the Dartmouth/Halifax area of Nova Scotia.Lily is a member of the St. Johnrsquo;s Taoist Tai Chi Society. She is also a member and former president of the Newfoundland Writersrsquo; Guild and has contributed a poem to the Guildrsquo;s latest anthology (2006), A Charm Against the Pain, published by Flanker Press.
Published October 12, 2010 by Flanker Press. 148 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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