After All: a memoir by David E. Tillman

Book Description:
After All is the heart-wrenching story of a man and his daughter rebuilding their lives after the tragic loss of their beloved wife and mother. Told with a mixture of humor and sadness, author David Tillman makes you a part of his two-year grieving and healing process. Powerful personal anecdotes and the innocence of a world seen through a child’s eyes are brought to life. Filled with familiar thoughts and emotions, anyone who has ever lost someone dear to them will find this courageous memoir well worth the read.

My Review: * * * * *
The author, David Tillman, shares the story of the first two years of being a widower and newly single dad to Kayly following the death of his wife, Minda, to cancer. The story is well written with gentle honesty, and I found myself nodding along in understanding, awed by the author’s parenting, and at times laughing out loud at the humor in a single sentence. The story is told in such a way that I felt as if I knew the characters. I have no doubt that Kayly will grow up to be just as beautiful a person as her mother. I will definitely be reading more from this author in the future.


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