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The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying (2017 original; edició 2017)

de Nina Riggs (Autor)

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"Built on her wildly popular Modern Love column, 'When a Couch is More Than a Couch' (9/23/2016), a breathtaking memoir of living meaningfully with 'death in the room' by the 38 year old great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, mother to two young boys, wife of 16 years, after her terminal cancer diagnosis"--"An exquisite memoir about how to live--and love--every day with 'death in the room,' from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young sons and the direct descendant of Ralph Waldo Emerson, in the tradition of When Breath Becomes Air. 'We are breathless, but we love the days. They are promises. They are the only way to walk from one night to the other.' Nina Riggs was just thirty-seven years old when initially diagnosed with breast cancer--one small spot. Within a year, the mother of two sons, ages seven and nine, and married sixteen years to her best friend, received the devastating news that her cancer was terminal. How does one live each day, 'unattached to outcome'? How does one approach the moments, big and small, with both love and honesty? Exploring motherhood, marriage, friendship, and memory, even as she wrestles with the legacy of her great-great-great grandfather, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nina Riggs's breathtaking memoir continues the urgent conversation that Paul Kalanithi began in his gorgeous When Breath Becomes Air. She asks, what makes a meaningful life when one has limited time? Brilliantly written, disarmingly funny, and deeply moving, The Bright Hour is about how to love all the days, even the bad ones, and it's about the way literature, especially Emerson, and Nina's other muse, Montaigne, can be a balm and a form of prayer. It's a book about looking death squarely in the face and saying 'this is what will be.' Especially poignant in these uncertain times, The Bright Hour urges us to live well and not lose sight of what makes us human: love, art, music, words"--… (més)
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Títol:The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying
Autors:Nina Riggs (Autor)
Informació:Simon & Schuster (2017), Edition: 1st, 320 pages
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The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying de Nina Riggs (2017)

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This is not a book that I could race through, even though I loved so much about it. There is so much wit, wisdom, and depth in the memoir of Nina Riggs about her final year of living with metastatic breast cancer. I wanted it to go on and on, but reading it was difficult, knowing how it would end. ( )
  terran | Sep 7, 2021 |
Heartbreaking and lovely. Prose clearly written by a poet. ( )
  CaitlinMcC | Jul 11, 2021 |
Riggs is funny and charming, though it feels odd and sacrilegious to admit that I liked this less than Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air (another memoir by a terminal cancer patient). This book serves as a vessel in which to distill and collect thoughts that are the most essential to a poet, reader, mother, and wife who stares down certain death. It overall acquits itself well in the now growing genre. A remarkable epilogue is that Riggs’s widower was in a relationship with Kalanithi’s widow. ( )
  jiyoungh | May 3, 2021 |
Beautifully written, meditative, and thoughtful. This memoir brilliantly captures the final days and battle of Ms. Riggs without being depressing. It helped me confront one of my worst nightmares with poignancy and grace. I am thankful to have read it. ( )
  ColourfulThreads | Feb 18, 2021 |
Really a beautiful book.
  dllh | Jan 6, 2021 |
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I am cheered with the moist, warm, glittering, budding and melodious hour that takes down the narrow walls of my soul and extends its pulsation and life to the very horizon. That is morning; to cease for a bright hour to be a prisoner of this sickly body and to become as large as the World.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1838
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for my boys: John, Freddy, and Benny; and in memory of my mom, Janet Angela Riggs, 1947-2015
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"Dying isn't the end of the world," my mother liked to joke after she was diagnosed as terminal.
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"Built on her wildly popular Modern Love column, 'When a Couch is More Than a Couch' (9/23/2016), a breathtaking memoir of living meaningfully with 'death in the room' by the 38 year old great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, mother to two young boys, wife of 16 years, after her terminal cancer diagnosis"--"An exquisite memoir about how to live--and love--every day with 'death in the room,' from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young sons and the direct descendant of Ralph Waldo Emerson, in the tradition of When Breath Becomes Air. 'We are breathless, but we love the days. They are promises. They are the only way to walk from one night to the other.' Nina Riggs was just thirty-seven years old when initially diagnosed with breast cancer--one small spot. Within a year, the mother of two sons, ages seven and nine, and married sixteen years to her best friend, received the devastating news that her cancer was terminal. How does one live each day, 'unattached to outcome'? How does one approach the moments, big and small, with both love and honesty? Exploring motherhood, marriage, friendship, and memory, even as she wrestles with the legacy of her great-great-great grandfather, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nina Riggs's breathtaking memoir continues the urgent conversation that Paul Kalanithi began in his gorgeous When Breath Becomes Air. She asks, what makes a meaningful life when one has limited time? Brilliantly written, disarmingly funny, and deeply moving, The Bright Hour is about how to love all the days, even the bad ones, and it's about the way literature, especially Emerson, and Nina's other muse, Montaigne, can be a balm and a form of prayer. It's a book about looking death squarely in the face and saying 'this is what will be.' Especially poignant in these uncertain times, The Bright Hour urges us to live well and not lose sight of what makes us human: love, art, music, words"--

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