The Still Point of the Turning World
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
With a new chapter detailing the events that have taken place since Ronan's passing in February 2013.
Like all mothers, Emily Rapp had ambitious plans for her son, Ronan. He would be smart, loyal, physically fearless, level-headed but fun. He would be good at crossword puzzles like his father. He would be an avid skier like his mother. Rapp would speak to him in foreign languages and give him the best education.
But all of these plans changed when Ronan was diagnosed at nine months old with Tay-Sachs disease, a rare
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Reviews for The Still Point of the Turning World
Los Angeles Times
Rapp combines an essayist's willingness to lay herself bare on the page, a theologian's search to plumb the mysteries of life and a poet's precision.
The San Francisco Chronicle
Rapp has written a beautiful and passionate elegy for her son, a book that offers deep wisdom