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Exit - A Novel

A book by Liliana Badd

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Liliana Badd's EXIT Can Be The Beginning Of A Great Conversation About Life & Death

  • Dec 16, 2010
Author Liliana Badd has drawn on some powerful feelings about death, dying and the importance of living in her novel EXIT. I took this journey with Ondine, wanting to know who she was, how she dealt with life's twists and turns, and curious about the outcome that would await her. I was not disappointed.

The author gives the reader a solid story that in my mind could spark a genuine conversation about how we should all look at each day we are given---and how quickly things can change.

At at time when life is not appreciated and so many waste their precious 24 hours a day, this is a reminder that what we don't use wisely can be gone in an instant---and there is nothing we can do about it.

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December 29, 2010
Than you, Cyrus. I hope EXIT will open a debate. I sincerely do.
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I am the President of Conversations Book Club, host of Conversations LIVE Radio and the Take Time To Read Literacy Campaign. Information can be found at www.conversationsmag.com.
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... Since my illness, I have had some real challenges. I perceive the rigorous succession of circumstances. I trespassed across the borders of my former life; I crossed the seas, left cities behind me, followed the course of rivers or plunged into the desert, always making my way toward other cities; I affronted death... I allowed other men to touch my body; I met men and women and listened to their stories; I stirred controversy and passions; and all that led me - where? To understand that to live is to be marked, to see life in the present tense. To live is to change, to acquire the words of a story and this is the only celebration, we, mortals really know. The words of a story. Still doubting..."Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before."(Edgar Allan Poe) Ondine's story is dedicated to all those men and women I will never meet in person, and whose lives collapsed on a beautiful day, condemned to an incurable illness. It is my hope that Ondine's story will be like a ray of sunshine, a pleasant interlude, in their daily wrestle. And when they feel depressed, defeated and overwhelmed by their fate, I would like to remind them that, for as little as we know with certitude, for wealthy or poor, for healthy or sick, for old or younger, for all of us, sooner or later, at the end of our journey through the space called Life, there it is, majestic in its implacable serenity, silently ...
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ISBN-10: 1426935870
ISBN-13: 978-1426935879
Author: Liliana Badd
Publisher: Trafford Publishing

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