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Poor Your Soul
by Mira Ptacin


Overview - "Poor Your Soul" moving, wise, and passionately written is a beautiful reflection on sexuality, free will, and the fierce bonds of family.
At twenty-eight, Mira Ptacin discovered she was pregnant. Though it was unplanned, she embraced the idea of starting a family and became engaged to Andrew, the father.
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Overview
"Poor Your Soul" moving, wise, and passionately written is a beautiful reflection on sexuality, free will, and the fierce bonds of family.
At twenty-eight, Mira Ptacin discovered she was pregnant. Though it was unplanned, she embraced the idea of starting a family and became engaged to Andrew, the father. Five months later, an ultrasound revealed that her child would be born with a constellation of birth defects and no chance of survival outside the womb. Mira was given three options: terminate the pregnancy, induce early delivery, or wait and inevitably miscarry.
Mira s story is paired with that of her mother, who emigrated from Poland to the United States, and who also experienced grievous loss when her only son was killed by a drunk driver. These deftly interwoven stories offer a picture of mother and daughter finding strength in themselves and each other in the face of tragedy.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781616957667
  • ISBN-10: 1616957662
  • Publisher: Soho Press
  • Publish Date: December 2016
  • Page Count: 320
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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