Argyle Park: A Memoir of My Sisters Suicide Lornie Walker

ISBN: 9781412085731

Published: July 13th 2006

Paperback

160 pages


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Argyle Park: A Memoir of My Sisters Suicide  by  Lornie Walker

Argyle Park: A Memoir of My Sisters Suicide by Lornie Walker
July 13th 2006 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 160 pages | ISBN: 9781412085731 | 7.56 Mb

In her quest to let go of her aging father, Lornie Walker breaks societys taboo regarding suicide and sifts through years of guilt surrounding the death of her sister. In Argyle Park, the author delves into the childhood relationships the twoMoreIn her quest to let go of her aging father, Lornie Walker breaks societys taboo regarding suicide and sifts through years of guilt surrounding the death of her sister.

In Argyle Park, the author delves into the childhood relationships the two sisters had on the street where they grew up. Raised with two children adopted from birth, Walker offers a poignant account of her journey as the only biological child in the family.Argyle Park also offers an honest look at the difficulties of coping with aging parents. Walker explores her distress in coming to grips with the inevitable death of her father. Brought on by her anticipated long-distance move, she begins to face the emotionally frozen man her father has become.

A week-long visit with Walkers father coincides with the anniversary of her sisters suicide, generating flash backs to the years of 1968 through 1977 and the tumultuous experiences that happened in these sisters lives, including Vietnam protests and drug problems.Drawing upon the spirituality instilled by her mother and her own inner strength, Walker discovers healthy ways to move beyond her struggles.

Written with compassion and the utmost respect for each character, Argyle Park leaves the reader with hope and insights on forgiveness and reconciliation.This memoir is non-fiction. Although the family at its center is drawn from real life, some of the characters names have been changed out of respect for their privacy.10% of book sales will be donated to suicide related programs.Please contact the author through Trafford Publishing.



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