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Songs from the Well: A Memoir of Love and Grief

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Songs from the Well is a memoir, selected from the author's writings and told in essays and poetry, of the author's life with his wife, Lee, through her diagnosis with brain cancer and death five months later, to the aftermath of dealing with his grief and facing a life without her.

Adam Byrn Tritt, MEd, CH, LMT, is an internationally bestselling author, a poet, essayist, s
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Paperback, Revised and expanded, 140 pages
Published September 8th 2013 by Smithcraft Press (first published April 15th 2013)
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The Literary Connoisseur
I fell in love with this book from the very first page. Adam and Craig's description of life, love and death had me in tears for a multitude of reasons. I will cherish this book and Lee's story as long as I live.
If you haven't downloaded a copy yet, please do. You wont regret it.
Cheryl
Jan 12, 2014 Cheryl rated it really liked it
Songs from the Well surprised me. It is a well written book and much to my surprise, it came at a time when I needed it most. I'm so thankful I read this and even more thankful it was a GoodReads First Reads. I highly reccomend this book for anyone going through the process. Adam's thoughts and heart are captured with the love and dedication of a husband who truly loved/loves his wife. Thank you for sharing this with me.
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Jan 12, 2014 Rebecca rated it really liked it
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I received this book from a GoodReads Giveaway contest, and having never heard of the author before, I wasn't sure what to expect from it. From the onset, the book was moving. The description of the times, trials, heartaches, and experiences between Adam and Craig was very moving...and as a previous rate also says....in a multitude of ways. You can tell this book was written with very strong, raw, and passionate emotion of both a good and painful nature. It's a keeper.
Laura Macdonald
May 10, 2015 Laura Macdonald rated it liked it
I am not sure how to review this book. I can't do it justice or take away from the raw grief and honesty. I wouldn't say I enjoyed the book but it did move me.
Sam Kates
Aug 10, 2014 Sam Kates rated it it was amazing
This is a series of vignettes, essays and poems about a woman who loses her life through a brain tumour and the effect it has on those around her, particularly her husband, the author. Wonderfully written, it is at times haunting, harrowing and heart-rending. Yet, it is also life-affirming. The author’s love for Lee and the joy they found together shines through every page. A beautiful, touching tribute.
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Adam Byrn Tritt is an international bestselling and award winning poet, essayist, screenwriter, teacher, social activist, and humorist. Tritt is the author of The Phoenix and the Dragon: Poems of the Alchemical Transformation, several works of nonfiction, Tellstones: Runic Divination in the Welsh Tradition; and his newest book, the delightful (and slightly disturbing) Bud the Spud.

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