In Her Wake: A Child Psychiatrist Explores the Mystery of Her Mother’s Suicide
Author: Nancy Rappaport, M.D.
Keywords: suicide, survivor, memoir
Nancy Rappaport, a prominent child psychiatrist, was 4 years old when her mother committed suicide. In this book she explores her mother’s life and death in a search for meaning and understanding – both in terms of her mother’s state of mind and the impact of her loss on the author’s own life and family. Rappaport offers important insights and validation for individuals and families dealing with suicide.
Audience: Teen, Young Adult, Adult