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American Widow

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American Widow

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Alissa Torres
publisher:
Villard
genre:
Memoir, Nonfiction

We gave it a B+

After her husband died on 9/11, a pregnant Alissa Torres was shell-shocked. In American Widow, punctuated by melancholic white-and-gray sketches, she recalls how motherhood jolted her out of grief.

For Fans of…
Frederik Peeters’ Blue Pills.

Bottom Line
A powerful portrait of a woman — and a survivor. B+