Waving Goodbye: Life After Loss

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Warren Kozak lost his wife to cancer five years ago. She was terribly ill, and the last four years of her life were spent mostly in the hospital, and she had to take countless medications. Although her death was expected, it didn’t reduce the hurt in any way or make the loss easier to deal with. Warren’s life changed due to the death of his lifelong partner; his biggest priority became caring for and protecting the daughter they had together. He started the journey through healing, and thanks to the help from family and friends, he’s tackling each day with more confidence. The book is a heartfelt memoir detailing life after losing a loved one, other stories on grief, and his reflections on life.

Waving Goodbye: Life After Loss by Warren Kozak shows what it’s like to deal with the loss of a partner. I could not hold back the tears, as his emotions were well portrayed in the book, which made me feel connected to him. I’m glad he has made lots of progress in his healing journey, and this book is part of the healing process. Warren Kozak proves that he’s not just a good husband; he is a great father. Despite being in so much emotional pain himself, he cared so much about the well-being of his daughter. I admire his ability to use humor to discuss even the most difficult situations. It takes a lot of courage to open up and relive some of these memories again.

There were stories of other people who had lost their partner, and the recovery process for each person is different. It’s interesting how men are able to move on faster, find new partners, and remarry, while women spend more years mourning. The book made me realize that no matter how many years have gone by, the hurt still remains, and you can still feel it like it happened yesterday. This book will provide strength and comfort to anyone dealing with loss. It will encourage the reader to get back to living life, make the most of every moment, and find happiness again.

Warren’s writing prowess shines through the entire book. He is not one for fluffy writing; he goes straight to the point, uses simple words, and weaves emotions into his writing. This book is enlightening, and I won’t forget his story easily. I would recommend the book to readers of memoirs that discuss death and healing.

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Author Warren Kozak
Star Count 5/5
Format Hardcover
Page Count 176 pages
Publisher Post Hill Press
Publish Date 09-Apr-2024
ISBN 979888845338
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Issue April 2024
Category Non-Fiction