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Author: Sonali Deraniyagala
Publisher: Detroit, Michigan : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.
Series: Thorndike Press large print biography series.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"On the morning of December 26, 2004, on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, Sonali Deraniyagala lost her parents, her husband, and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. In this brave and searingly frank memoir, she describes those first horrifying moments and her long journey since. She has written an engrossing, unsentimental, beautifully poised account: as she struggles through the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sonali Deraniyagala; Sonali Deraniyagala; Sonali Deraniyagala
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonali Deraniyagala
ISBN: 9781594137310 1594137315 9781410460455 1410460452
OCLC Number: 841212301
Description: 271 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print biography series.
Responsibility: Sonali Deraniyagala.

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"On the morning of December 26, 2004, on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, Sonali Deraniyagala lost her parents, her husband, and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. In this brave and searingly frank memoir, she describes those first horrifying moments and her long journey since. She has written an engrossing, unsentimental, beautifully poised account: as she struggles through the first months following the tragedy, furiously clenched against a reality that she cannot face and cannot deny; and then, over the ensuing years, as she emerges reluctantly, slowly allowing her memory to take her back through the rich and joyous life she{u2019}s mourning, from her family{u2019}s home in London, to the birth of her children, to the year she met her English husband at Cambridge, to her childhood in Colombo; all the while learning the difficult balance between the almost unbearable reminders of her loss and the need to keep her family, somehow, still alive within her"--From publisher's website.

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