Planet Widow

Planet Widow

A Mother's Story of Navigating A Suddenly Unrecognizable World

Unknown - 2006
Rate this:
One of the most stressful and traumatic events a person can face is the death of a spouse. It happened to Gloria Lenhart suddenly when her husband Nick, only forty-four years old, dropped dead while jogging. Planet Widow is the story of her struggle to negotiate motherhood, family, and career in a world that is suddenly unrecognizable. Serving as both a comfort and a cautionary tale, this powerful story helps answer real-life questions about coping with loss, as well as how to prepare for the unthinkable.Perhaps Lenhart's biggest challenge is finding ways to help her sons cope with the loss of their father. Even before the funeral is over, Lenhart must fight for custody of her husband's son, sixteen-year-old Nikolaus, whom she's been a mother to for more than ten years. And like many widows, Lenhart finds herself faced with difficult financial realities as she is drawn into the realm of estate lawyers, probate courts, and unscrupulous stockbrokers. Planet Widow is a personal story of spunk and determination, told with a touch of humor. The book ends on a note of hope-that a loss experienced and survived can lead to a fuller understanding of what it means to live.
Publisher: Emeryville, CA : Seal Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2006.
ISBN: 9781580051682
1580051685
Branch Call Number: 155.937 LENHART
Characteristics: 281 pages ; 21 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at LPL.

Try searching for Planet Widow to see if LPL owns related versions of the work.


  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top