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Winner of the 2004 Discover Awards for Non-Fiction from Barnes & Noble

Shortlisted for the BookSense Book of The Year Award

Named one of the ten best books of the year by People

"Makes time stand still and your coffee go cold beside you."
--Elissa Schappell, The New York Times Book Review

"Smith writes with such assured distance that this quiet examination of grief reads more like biography than autobiography, and diplays a novelist's gift for revealing character."

"Stunning...[a] story of survival and sexual awakening."
--O, The Oprah Magazine