"This is a haunting and extraordinary book." -- Julie Orringer, author of The Invisible BridgeSelf-help writer Eric Newborn's motivational books have spawned a legion of devoted followers who swear that his ideas have pulled their lives from the brink. But after Eric can't save his own wife from dying, he finds himself at a loss -- the power of positive thinking is simply not enough to overcome hi...
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Back Bay Books (February 11, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 957128
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This was the best book I have read for ages. It was beautiful to read and quite touching. The narrator has a very interesting story of disillusionment and subsequent attempts to reconstruct his life that are very well told. I enjoyed the gradual u...
treating to the home he and his wife shared on Martha's Vineyard, Eric, with his dog as his closest companion, attempts to distance himself from the teachings he has come to hate.But when a woman named Sam shows up at his door one night five years later, Eric must finally confront his heartache and reconcile his worldview with the pain he has suffered.At once a powerful love story, a stirring portrait of a soul laid bare by grief, and a celebration of coincidence, connection, and the belief that true love never dies, The Book of Why explores the deep powers of the heart and mind to shape the world around us, blurring the lines between loss and love, fate and free will, despair and joy.