Saturday, February 13, 2010

Making Toast~ The Book

I recently received a comment from a wonderful blogger- Colleen at North of 25 A.

I jumped right over to visit and read through many of her recent posts.

To say I was touched by the true story behind the the soon-to-be-released memoir of a family-

~Making Toast~

is a huge understatement.

More like obsessed!
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A beautiful Mother of three young children, wife, daughter, sister- passes away suddenly while running on her treadmill.
Amy Rosenblatt Solomon was a pediatrician- a giver, a healer.
~*~
On the day that Amy passed away, her parents Roger and Ginny Rosenblatt left their Long Island home for the home of their daughter and son-in-law in Bethesda, Maryland.

The Rosenblatts remain there, helping their son-in-law Harris in the care of their Grandchildren, ages 6, 4, and 1 at the time their Mother was suddenly taken.

Read the story on NPR here.

Making Toast written by Amy's Father, Roger Rosenblatt is a touching account of the sudden and shocking loss this family endures. The Grandparents jumping in to help raise their young Grandchildren while coping with their own grief.

~Making Toast~

Scheduled to be released on February 16.

Available here and here.


Courtesy of NPR
Image:
Making Toast
Barnes and Noble

8 comments:

  1. I spotted this book too over at 25A - she is wonderful.
    I am going to drop a note in the mail with a list of reads-
    be well-
    pve

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  2. Sounds like a really good read. I hope you and your sweetie have a wonderful day.

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  3. Ironically, my morning toast (Dill Rye) had just popped at the same time as your blog post! What a sad thing about the young mother cut down so soon in her successful life. I may not read the book but I wonder how the dynamic will change if and when the son in law decides to remarry one day.... xoxo

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  4. What a touching tribute to the Rosenblatt Solomon family, Deb. On this day of hearts how lucky we are to feel the power of this tragically inspiring story - and we have not even had the chance to read the book yet... Thank you and Happy Valentine's Day to you and yours! XO

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  5. That is touching even before I've read the book. I wish there were more true and good books like this out there. Thank you for the tip.

    P.S. Where's my email? ;)

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  6. oh debra ~
    thank you so much for your wonderfully kind words today ... *hug* ...

    and thank you for sharing this, the story of 'making toast' ...

    as i started reading your words, i kinda felt my breath leaving me ... like i wasn't sure i wanted to hear of the hurt and pain that amy's family would have to endure after her untimely passing ... but i went over and read the interview with her dad ... and the passage from the book and even though their world was toppled upside down, there was a strength there ... a deep love ... and yes, an angel to help them through ...

    we never know what a day will bring us ... we just have to have faith to embrace it and see it through ...

    thanks again ...

    i hope you and your sweetheart have had a most lovely love day ~

    xo
    prairiegirl
    xo

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  7. Thank you for sharing Deb. I read the post and my heart heart aches. During this difficult time I'm so glad that their son-in-law reached out to them to help with the children. Many hugs... xo

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