Blue Sky July

Blue Sky July

by NiaWyn (Author)

Synopsis

'My heart has reshaped a thousand broken pieces, and for every moment I still want to heal him there are a thousand when I know he's perfect, exactly as he is'. This book will challenge your heart and change your views. Set between the summers of 1998 and 2005 in Cardiff, "Blue Sky July" is the true story of Nia, whose son Joe suffers a devastating brain injury. Through her intimate day-by-day musings, the book explores the impact of the tragedy on Nia's home life, love life, friendships and connection to the world, as the most extraordinary relationship unfolds between herself and Joe. Lyrical, inspiring and utterly compelling, Nia Wyn's powerful yet acutely sensitive account of her experiences will make an indelible impression on all who read it. A testament to the power of a mother's unconditional love for her son, "Blue Sky July" is a book that deserves to be read by everyone.

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Publisher: Penguin
Published: 07 Feb 2008

ISBN 10: 0141037180
ISBN 13: 9780141037189
Prizes: Winner of Glen Dimplex New Writers Awards: Biography/Non-Fiction 2008.

Media Reviews
Beautifully written and will strike a chord with every parent. It will have you hooked from beginning to end. * Good Housekeeping *
Book of the Month * Simon Mayo's Book Panel, Radio 5 Live *
A heartbreaking tour-de-force . . . taking the literary world by storm * Daily Mail *
Beautifully written and will strike a chord with every parent. It will have you hooked from beginning to end. * Good Housekeeping *
Book of the Month * Simon Mayo's Book Panel, Radio 5 Live *
A heartbreaking tour-de-force . . . taking the literary world by storm * Daily Mail *
Author Bio
Originally from North Wales, Nia Wyn has worked as a journalist in Wales and London. She now lives in Cardiff with her nine-year-old son, Joe, where she is studying for an MA in Creative Writing.