Epilogue by Anne Roiphe

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From Anne Roiphe, the critically acclaimed author of Fruitful, comes the New York Times bestselling Epilogue, a beautiful memoir about death, life, and widowhood. Roiphe explores what happened when, at age 70, she lost her husband of 40 years. Moving between heartbreaking memories of her marriage and the pressing needs of a new day-to-day routine, Epilogue takes readers on her journey into the unknown world of life after love.


About Anne Roiphe

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ANNE ROIPHE'S eighteen books include the memoir Fruitful, a finalist for the National Book Award, and the novel Up the Sandbox, a national bestseller. She has written for the New York Times, the New York Observer, Vogue, Elle, Redbook, Parents, and the Guardian. She lives in New York City.
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 226 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Anne Roiphe describes her life after the death of her husband.

Aug 24 2008 | Read Full Review of Epilogue


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After 39 years together, Anne Roiphe lost her husband, Herman, to a heart attack. For her, time moves on, but she remains suspended — "like the fly [she] saw in an amber stone, waiting for release." Still, she takes steps to rebuild her life.

Dec 23 2008 | Read Full Review of Epilogue

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