Those We Love Most
By Lee Woodruff
(Hyperion, Hardcover, 9781401341787, 320pp.)
Publication Date: September 1, 2012
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Lee Woodruff is the coauthor, with her husband, Bob Woodruff, of the number one New York Times bestseller In an Instant, and the author of the essay collection Perfectly Imperfect. She is a contributing editor to CBS This Morning and has written numerous articles on family and parenting for Parade, Ladies' Home Journal, Redbook, Country Living, and Family Fun. She and Bob founded the Bob Woodruff Foundation to assist wounded service members and their families. Woodruff has four children and lives in Westchester County, New York.
- Those We Love Most has moments that are dark and painful. Why do you think Lee chose to write something that examines this side of life so intricately?
"Lee Woodruff has written a beautiful, humorous, poignant page turner about the complexities of love and marriage, tricky family dynamics and the power of the human heart. Everything you want in a great read is here, including wonderful storytelling that builds to a satisfying ending. Loved it."—Adriana Trigiani
"Flawless, breathtaking, and oh-so-real, Those We Love Most is a beautifully written book about family, love, betrayal, forgiveness, and how we pick up the pieces in the wake of unthinkable tragedy. When I turned the last page, I found myself missing the characters already. I can't recommend this book highly enough. "—Harlan Coben
"Those We Love Most is a poignant, heartwarming story that follows you beyond its pages. Woodruff skillfully makes the Corrigan family real--fallible and vulnerable, ultimately strengthened by the undeniable power of love. I grieved and cheered for them all, and finished the book with a big smile on my face."—Catherine Coulter
"I opened Those We Love Most when my plan took off from Boston, and didn't look up again until I landed in Miami. In between, I cried and smiled and nodded, and turned pages faster and faster. It's one of those novels."—Ann Hood
"Lee Woodruff knows how to get to the heart of the matter on every occasion."—Alice Hoffman
"Those We Love Most is an engrossing story about family, fragility, rupture, and redemption. Woodruff's beautiful and unflinching portrayal of the grief, betrayal, guilt, tenacity, and love that engulf this family in the aftermath of a devastating tragedy will keep you turning pages till the end."—Sue Monk Kidd