A searing and luminous novel of a family's grief after unexpected loss, from the author of the huge bestseller Wild.
Cheryl Strayed is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Torch, the huge New York Times-bestselling memoir Wild and the collection of essays Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Someone Who's Been There. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, Allure and The Rumpus. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
This novelist goes fearlessly into this place of raw grief and
inappropriate lust and desperate love and simply reports what she
sees: These are people who live dense, perplexing, fascinating and
authentic lives * Washington Post *
Torch is a steady stream of finely wrought portrayals of nuance, moments and emotions. . . . Lovely turns of phrase are coupled with subtle and keen observations and truisms that remind a reader why she reads * Newsday *
A heartbreaking anatomy of one family's grief... Beautifully written and authentic * People *