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The Last Act of Love The Story of My Brother and His Sister by Cathy Rentzenbrink
  

The Last Act of Love The Story of My Brother and His Sister

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Shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Biography & Autobiography Award 2016.

Told with boundless warmth and affection, The Last Act of Love by Cathy Rentzenbrink is a heartbreaking yet uplifting testament to a family's survival and the price we pay for love. It's a story for anyone who has ever watched someone suffer or lost someone they loved or lived through a painful time that left them forever changed.

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Synopsis

The Last Act of Love The Story of My Brother and His Sister by Cathy Rentzenbrink

In the summer of 1990, Cathy's brother Matty was knocked down by a car on the way home from a night out. It was two weeks before his GCSE results, which turned out to be the best in his school. Sitting by his unconscious body in hospital, holding his hand and watching his heartbeat on the monitors, Cathy and her parents willed him to survive. They did not know then that there are many and various fates worse than death. This is the story of what happened to Cathy and her brother, and the unimaginable decision that she and her parents had to make eight years after the night that changed everything.

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About the Author

Cathy Rentzenbrink was born in Cornwall, grew up in Yorkshire and now lives in London. An ex-bookseller, she is now Project Director of the charity Quick Reads and Books Editor of the Bookseller magazine.

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Book Info

Publication date

26th April 2016

Author

Cathy Rentzenbrink

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Publisher

Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

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ISBN

9781447286394

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