July 2008 Indie Next List
“This memoir of love, illness, and commitment is the most incredible love story I've ever read.”
— Amanda Stephens, Dog Ear Books, Madison, GA
When Glenda Burgess and Kenneth Grunzweig met in 1988, Kenneth had already lost two wives--the first in a fatal car crash, and then years later his second wife in a brutal murder for which Kenneth remained for many years the prime suspect.
What possesses a woman to fall in love with a man fourteen years her senior, with a troubled teenage daughter and a past shadowed with so much suspicion and misfortune? And why would a man who has loved and lost in such tragic ways take a chance on opening his heart to another woman, despite the odds?
Beautifully written and heart-wrenchingly honest, "The Geography of Love" is a poignant and unforgettable chronicle of a relationship that defies convention and survives the unthinkable.
About the Author
GLENDA BURGESS is the author of two novels, "Exposure" and "Loose Threads," She lives in Spokane, Washington.
"Burgess’s tender recollections remind us all that we tend to be defined by our great loves well after we’ve lived them." —Elle
"Wrenchingly painful, but intensely affecting." —Kirkus Reviews
"The Geography of Love means than many others can indeed share in [Burgess’s] memories, be inspired by them, reflect on what this one shining marriage teaches about love and happiness, trust and instinct, faith and loss." —Seattle Post-Intelligencer