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Untitled. by Ian Milthorpe
Angie and Ian were childhood sweethearts, Angie adored kids and, as one of eight children himself, Ian was only too happy to have as many as they could. After their marriage they had three sons in quick succession. But then, aged just 31, Angie was diagnosed with breast cancer and the couple had to accept they might not be able to have any more. Five years on, though, with ...more
Paperback, 266 pages
Published February 1st 2013 by Simon & Schuster
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This is the story of Angie and Ian. Meeting for the first time at the tender age of 14 it details their life together, their eventual marriage and the children that came along. Told by Ian it is the heart breaking recall of how the only woman he could ever love was diagnosed and eventually died of cancer. Angie was one in a million who lived only for her family and friends, whose face was rarely without a smile and whose love for all shone clearly through the nightmare that was to follow. Facing ...more
May 13, 2013 Melanie Gibson rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: friends, family
Recommended to Melanie by: kindle sample
I picked this book to read after reading a sample on my kindle, but didn't have enough money for the full book, anyway i went in to my local supermarket and there it was, as soon as i started to read it i couldn't put the book down. Its such a sad story about a lady called angie who dies of cancer and leaves behind her 8 children. The book is written from the viewpoint of her husband Ian.You can tell by the way its written that she sounds like an amazing woman and her family misses her very ...more
This is a real tearjerker! I was attracted to the book as its a true story set in my hometown of Barnsley. Never put the book down once I started and read in one sitting! I cried most of the way through, Angie was such a well loved and strong woman, the little notes from her children and family members were a lovely touch at the end, highly recommend!