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Title:
Grandparents cry twice : help for bereaved grandparents
Author:
Reed, Mary Lou, 1934-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xii, 127 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780895032041
Format :
Book

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Central Library BF575.G7 R44 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

"Grandparents Cry Twice: Help for Bereaved Grandparents" is a book about grandparents' dual sorrow when a grandchild dies. They cry for their lost grandchild and they also cry for the terrible grief they see their own child having to bear. The author, Mary Lou Reed, writes of her experiences when her beloved grandson, Alex, died. Through her personal story she touches the universal in all grandparents' grief.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1 My Grandson's Life and Deathp. 5
Chapter 2 Our Family's Griefp. 11
Chapter 3 My Search for Helpp. 21
Chapter 4 The Grief Processp. 29
Chapter 5 Helping Myselfp. 43
Chapter 6 Helping Our Grieving Childp. 55
Chapter 7 Sibling Grief and Needsp. 63
Chapter 8 In Memory: Memorials and Healing Ritualsp. 73
Chapter 9 How Others May Help/Hinderp. 83
Chapter 10 Finding My Wayp. 93
Epiloguep. 103
Appendix I Selected Poemsp. 105
Appendix II Resourcesp. 117
Bibliographyp. 121
Indexp. 125

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