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June 14, 2017
Readers of my memoir, Swimming with Maya, often approach and say something like, “After reading your story, I feel as if I know you as an intimate friend. Wasn’t it hard to be so open about your life?” I readily admit that yes, it was hard – the striptease of writing an honest account of my daughter’s life and death, and of my grief and ultimate recovery, was the most difficult thing I’ve ever done. And then I add, as...
Swimming with Maya
An inspiring story about the unique and complicated relationship between mothers and daughters, Swimming with Maya celebrates how that relationship continues to exist beyond the grave.
In a memoir that has been called “heartbreaking and heart-healing,” Eleanor Vincent shares an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity as she seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy.
Powerful prose with a meaningful and memorable message.
– Lee Gutkind, Creative Nonfiction Magazine