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Still Life with Sierra: A Memoir

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Just as life at its best is a journey toward meaning and truth, Still Life with Sierra recounts one family's quest to find where they belong, how they fit in after the tragic death of the author's young daughter rocked their perception of what life should be. Seeking a fresh start, the author, her husband, and their young sons relocated to the Netherlands. "We moved our li ...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published November 8th 2010 by Createspace (first published September 2nd 2010)
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Dionne Seevers
May 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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This is a humbling book that makes you review your life and the relationships you are in. Peggy has conjured up feelings of hope and a personal goal to always cherish not just my love ones but the constant change we all go through as we grow old together.
Peggy Sijswerda
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Just as life at its best is a journey toward meaning and truth, Still Life with Sierra recounts one family's quest to find where they belong, how they fit in after the tragic death of the author's young daughter rocked their perception of what life should be. Seeking a fresh start, the author, her husband, and their young sons relocated to the Netherlands. "We moved our lives, our belongings, our coffee mugs ac
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As a grieving Mom, I understand the hardship in telling the story about your missing angel. Thank you for your courage to share. I appreciate the telling of how difficult it is to write a memoir like this one.
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Peggy Sijswerda has a B.S. in English from Radford University, an M.A. in English and an M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction from Old Dominion University. She has written for a variety of regional, national, and international magazines and currently publishes and edits a regional women's magazine called Tidewater Women (tidewaterwomen.com). She has a passion for writing, travel, cooking, learning, natur ...more
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