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The Resource In Every Moment We Are Still Alive

In Every Moment We Are Still Alive

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In Every Moment We Are Still Alive
Title
In Every Moment We Are Still Alive
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Tom Malmquist ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch
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eng
Summary
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK of 2018 * Amazon Book of the Month ✳︎ Indies Introduce 2018 ✳︎ INDIES NEXT 2018 Selection "In Every Moment We Are Still Alive is a tremendous feat of emotional and artistic discipline. ... a triumph."— New York Times Book Review Acclaimed on the front page of the New York Times Book Review, a stunning tour de force telling a powerful tale of love, loss, and redemption In Every Moment We Are Still Alive tells the story of a man whose world has come crashing down overnight: His long-time partner has developed an fatal illness, just as she is about to give birth to their first child ... even as his father is diagnosed with cancer. Reeling in grief, Tom finds himself wrestling with endless paperwork and indecipherable diagnoses, familial misunderstandings and utter exhaustion while trying simply to comfort his loved ones as they begin to recede from him. But slowly, amidst the pain and fury, arises a story of resilience and hope, particularly when Tom finds himself having to take responsibility for the greatest gift of them all, his newborn daughter. Written in an unforgettable style that dives deep into the chaos of grief and pain, yet also achieves a poetry that is inspiring, In Every Moment We Are Still Alive is slated to become one of the most stirring novels of the year
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When Tom's heavily pregnant girlfriend Karin is rushed to the hospital, doctors are able to save the baby. But they are helpless to save Karin from what turns out to be acute Leukemia. And in a cruel, fleeting moment Tom gains a daughter but loses his soul-mate. In Every Moment We Are Alive is the story of the year that changes everything, as Tom must reconcile the fury and pain of loss with the overwhelming responsibility of raising his daughter, Livia, alone
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  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2018
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2018
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10620268
Cataloging source
DLC
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1978-
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Tom Malmquist
Dewey number
839.738
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Koch, Henning
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Fiction
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adult
Label
In Every Moment We Are Still Alive
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Publication
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ODILO:034300008709
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9781612197128
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
In Every Moment We Are Still Alive
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300008709
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781612197128
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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