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If You Sit Very Still

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In 1994, 21 years after her disappearance, Lucy Partington's remains were discovered in Fred and Rosemary West's basement at 25 Cromwell Street, Gloucester. In this powerful and lyrical book, Lucy's elder sister, Marian, reclaims Lucy from the status of victim and finds an authentic and compassionate response to her traumatic loss. Her inspiring narrative of healing draws ...more
Hardcover, 189 pages
Published May 10th 2012 by Vala (first published May 1st 2012)
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    Could you forgive your sister's murderers?

    In 1994, 21 years after her disappearance, Lucy Partington's remains were discovered in Fred and Rosemary We
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    Heidi
    Jul 18, 2013 Heidi rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
    Some books are like Christmas; they give readers gifts personalized to their needs. I took many gifts away from my reading of If You Sit Very Still, Marian Partington’s intense and relentless testimony detailing how she found a kind of peace that encompassed forgiving the serial killers who murdered her beloved sister Lucy.

    The first gift was a whole and vibrant image of Lucy, the gift Marian most wants us to have, and one I made sure I took with me, in honour of Marian and her courage in sharin
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    Matthew Bain
    Feb 11, 2013 Matthew Bain rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    This book is balm for the heart
    Jackie Hulford
    Sep 13, 2013 Jackie Hulford rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    A very warm and well written book. Poetic and sensitive with great depth and insight to the human soul. Kindred spirits sharing loss and grief over a loved one, challenged to reflect on one's own life and meaning. Grace, the Author of love in the bigger picture, comprehension, empathy and forgiveness are but a few areas to tackle, work through and come to a place of peace.
    An inspiring and artistic read indeed.
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