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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement
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'Single at 32, married at 33, and widowed at 34

'Virginia Lloyd finally meets the man she wants to spend the rest of her life with, only to discover that he is dying from cancer.  After John dies, Virginia must battle the chronic rising damp in the house they shared.  And so in her first year as a young widow, Virginia, like the house, must dry from the inside out.

'The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement is a wry and touching love story that plays with the parallels between our homes and ourselves.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • An extract from this memoir appeared in the Griffith Review.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Young Widow's Story of Love David Barbeler , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Westside News , 28 May 2008; (p. 30)
Widow's Healing Journey 2008 single work review
— Appears in: UQ News , November no. 579 2008; (p. 20)

— Review of The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement Virginia Lloyd , 2008 single work autobiography
A recent Spate of Books Grapples With the Mysteraies About the End of Life Jane Barry , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 - 18 May 2008; (p. 20-21)
Bricks-and-Mortality Memoir of a Lost Beloved Rebecca Starford , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 May 2008; (p. 27)

— Review of The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement Virginia Lloyd , 2008 single work autobiography
Home Is Where a Heart Grieves Catherine Keenan , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 13 April 2008; (p. 64-65)

— Review of The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement Virginia Lloyd , 2008 single work autobiography
Untitled Jessica Broadbent , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February vol. 87 no. 6 2008; (p. 41)

— Review of The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement Virginia Lloyd , 2008 single work autobiography
Pick of the Week Bruce Elder , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 April 2008; (p. 31)

— Review of The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement Virginia Lloyd , 2008 single work autobiography
Home Is Where a Heart Grieves Catherine Keenan , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 13 April 2008; (p. 64-65)

— Review of The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement Virginia Lloyd , 2008 single work autobiography
Bricks-and-Mortality Memoir of a Lost Beloved Rebecca Starford , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 May 2008; (p. 27)

— Review of The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement Virginia Lloyd , 2008 single work autobiography
Widow's Healing Journey 2008 single work review
— Appears in: UQ News , November no. 579 2008; (p. 20)

— Review of The Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement Virginia Lloyd , 2008 single work autobiography
The Widowed Writer Jessica Broadbent , 2008 single work interview
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February vol. 87 no. 6 2008; (p. 43)
A recent Spate of Books Grapples With the Mysteraies About the End of Life Jane Barry , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 - 18 May 2008; (p. 20-21)
Young Widow's Story of Love David Barbeler , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Westside News , 28 May 2008; (p. 30)
Last amended 16 Jan 2018 13:18:56
Subjects:
  • Leichhardt, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,
Settings:
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • New York (City), New York (State),
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    United States of America (USA),
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    Americas,
  • ca. 2000-2008
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