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Empty Room Understanding Sibling Loss

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ISBN-10: 0743201523

ISBN-13: 9780743201520

Edition: 2007

Authors: Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn

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Ted is Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn's older brother, best friend, and the "ringmaster of her days." On a September morning when she is six, she wakes up and Ted is gone. Her parents explain that he went to the hospital for a while. "A while" turns out to be eight years in a plastic bubble, where he dies of a rare autoimmune disease at age seventeen. "The Empty Room" is DeVita-Raeburn's unflinching, often haunting recollection of life with Ted, woven into a larger exploration of the enormous -- and often unacknowledged -- impact of a sister's or brother's death on remaining siblings. With an inspired blend of life experience, journalistic acumen, and research training, DeVita-Raeburn draws…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 3/13/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English