*** Disaster Falls by Stephane Gerson

Disaster Falls is the hauntingly-named part of a Utah river where the author’s son drowned during what was supposed to be a fun family rafting adventure. The book recounts the aftermath of the death on himself, his wife, and older son. It’s all very somber and anguished and very beautiful.

And very sad. And, as is often the case with memoirs, it feels quite indiscreet to read it.


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