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There Was a Fire Here

A Memoir

Risa Nye


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Less than a month before her 40th birthday, a devastating firestorm destroys Risa Nye's home and neighborhood in Oakland, California. Already mourning the perceived loss of her youth, she now must face the loss of all tangible reminders of who she was before. There Was a Fire Here is the story of how Nye adjusts to the turning point that will forever mark the "before and after" in her life--and a chronicle of her attempts to honor the lost symbols of her past even as she struggles to create a new home for her family.

She Writes Press, 9781631520457, 176pp.

Publication Date: May 17, 2016