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This particular happiness : a childless love story

Author: Jackie Shannon Hollis
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Forest Avenue Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Knowing where your scars come from doesn't make them go away. When Jackie Shannon Hollis marries Bill, a man who does not want children, she joyfully commits to a childless life. But soon after the wedding, she returns to the family ranch in rural Oregon and holds her newborn niece. Jackie falls deep into baby love and longing and begins to question her decision. As she navigates the overlapping roles of wife,  Read more...
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Named Person: Jackie Shannon Hollis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Shannon Hollis
ISBN: 9781942436393 1942436394
OCLC Number: 1089841397
Description: 284 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jackie Shannon Hollis.

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Knowing where your scars come from doesn't make them go away. When Jackie Shannon Hollis marries Bill, a man who does not want children, she joyfully commits to a childless life. But soon after the wedding, she returns to the family ranch in rural Oregon and holds her newborn niece. Jackie falls deep into baby love and longing and begins to question her decision. As she navigates the overlapping roles of wife, daughter, aunt, sister, survivor, counselor, and friend, she explores what it really means to choose a different path. This Particular Happiness delves into the messy and beautiful territory of what we keep and what we abandon to make the space for love. -- provided by publisher.

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