We Are All Made of Stars

We Are All Made of Stars

A Novel

Book - 2015
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"Hospice nurse Stella prefers the night shift after Afghanistan left her veteran husband a changed man, haunted at night by memories he can't bring himself to share. Writing final letters for her hospice patients to their loved ones gives Stella the chance to help others communicate as she cannot. She only has one rule: she mails the letter only once her patient is no longer alive. When she meets a patient with a chance at redemption, she finds herself torn between respecting a dying woman's wishes and reuniting her with the son she abandoned years ago"--
Publisher: New York, New York : Ballantine Books, ©2015.
ISBN: 9780553394146
Characteristics: 342 pages ;,25 cm.


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Jan 29, 2018

I loved this book.

The letter writing technique of story telling has been used successfully by many authors. Rowan Coleman enabled the characters to grapple with complex difficult issues in an engaging believable manner.

I have recently lost some one very close to me and this book is helping me come to grips with the emptiness and grief. Like the author the night starry sky lifts me up.

I will search out other books by this author as she speaks to me in a big way. Thanks.

Aug 20, 2017

I loved this book. I found it hard to put down. The characters were real and loveable. The story made laugh and cry.

NearlyBaird Feb 19, 2017

Really enjoyed this book. Engaging all the way through. Loved it!

Sep 08, 2016

A sweet, simple and touching story.

Aug 13, 2016

Warning - do not read the last quarter of this book in a public place - it is a tearjerker. But what do you expect? It is partly about a nurse working at a hospice who writes letters for her dying patients to their loved ones to read after they are gone. Sad, yes, but not depressing. I enjoyed it and will look for more by this author.

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