New PDF release: Blunt Trauma: After the Fall of Flight 111

By Ivy Bannister

ISBN-10: 0864924526

ISBN-13: 9780864924520

On September 2, 1998, a fireplace within the cockpit despatched Swissair Flight 111 plunging into the ocean off Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia. All 229 males, girls and youngsters on board perished, together with Ivy Bannister’s sister, Patty. Set in Dublin, ny and the South Shore of Nova Scotia, Blunt Trauma is the genuine tale of the way one family’s lifestyles was once ravaged via the bad occasion. while Ivy Bannister switched on BBC radio from her domestic in Dublin the next morning, she had no concept that that first thing she’d listen might swap her lifestyles ceaselessly. An ocean clear of the tragedy that claimed her sister’s existence, Ivy quickly left her relations to be together with her 80-year-old mom in long island urban. What follows is a poignant daily account of the way she coped with the tragic dying of her sister, and the painful practicalities of deciding on is still and casting off possessions. Blunt Trauma takes a robust examine tragedy, grief and recognition in an intimate, fast paced, and occasionally startling tale that exhibits the previous as illuminated by means of the current and explores how disaster shatters imperfect familial relationships.

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