The Angel in My Pocket: A Story of Love, Loss, and Life After Death (Hardcover)

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A grieving mother draws on her storied heritage to find her daughter in the afterlife
When Sukey Forbes lost her six-year-old daughter, Charlotte, to a rare genetic disorder, her life felt as if it were shattered forever. Descended from two distinguished New England families, Forbes was raised in a rarefied--if eccentric--life of privilege. Yet, Forbes's family history is also rich with spiritual seekers, including her great-great-great-grandfather Ralph Waldo Emerson. On the family's private island enclave off Cape Cod, apparitions have always been as common as the servants who once walked the back halls. But the "afterlife" took on new meaning once Forbes dipped into the world of clairvoyants to reconnect with Charlotte.
With a mission to help others by sharing her own story, Forbes chronicles a world of ghosts that reawakens us to a lost American spiritual tradition. "The Angel in My Pocket" is a moving and utterly unique tale of one mother's undying love for her child.

About the Author


Sukey Forbes is a bereaved mother, a parent of teens, a blogger, and a woman who has chosen to fully embrace all that life has to offer. Her great-great-great-grandfather is famous American poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson. Sukey currently lives near Boston, where she runs an art, antiques, and interior design company. Visit her at sukeyforbes.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780670026319
ISBN-10: 067002631X
Publisher: Viking Books
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2014
Pages: 246
Language: English