15--Grief:  “Women” in Grief & Loss

--- See also two sections:  “Widow & Widower” gender specific grieving in spousal loss & “Parent Grieves…” for fathers & mothers who lost children at birth.

Aldrich, Sandra Picklesimer.  Living through the loss of someone you Love:  one woman's story of loss, grief, and new-found hope.  Ventura, CA:  Regal Books, 1990.  234p.  Christian.

Allen, Marie, & Shelly Marks.  Miscarriage, women sharing from the heart.  New York:  J. Wiley, 1993.  258p.

Clayton, Jean.  Women in mourning:  stories of grieving women.  Illustrated by Mary McConnell.  Omaha, NE:  Centering Corporation, 1996. 

Conrad, Bonnie Hunt.  Who will sing to me now?:  Young woman's mysterious death and her mother's journey through grief.  Baltimore, MD:  Books Unlimited, 1995.  280p.  Precious heart, indeed.

Derksen, Sandy, & Connie Nash.  The other side of sorrow:  after the death of three-year-old Rachel [Rachel Ann Derksen, 1973-1976], god leads the grieving mother through guilt and anger to healing and peace.  Minneapolis:  Augsburg Pub. House, 1982.  124p.  Christian.

Edelman, Hope, ed.  Letters from motherless daughters:  words of courage, grief, and healing.  Reading, MA:  Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1995.  162p.

Evans, Susan C.  Later, Courtney:  a mother says goodbye.  Illustrated by Kristy McClendon.  Omaha, NE:  Centering Corp., 1996. 

Faber, Rebecca.  A mother's grief observed.  Wheaton, IL:  Tyndale House Publishers, 1997.  154p.

Finn, William F., & Lillian Kutscher, et al, eds.  Women and loss:  psychobiological perspectives.  New York:  Praeger, 1985.  222p.

Friedman, Rochelle, & Bonnie Gradstein.  Surviving pregnancy loss:  a complete sourcebook for women and their families.  Foreword by Robert H. Glass.  Secaucus, NJ:  Carol Pub. Group, 1996.  270p.

Hambrook, Diane, Gail Eisenberg & Herma M. Rosenthal.  A mother loss workbook:  healing exercises for daughters.  New York:  HarperPerennial, 1997.  327p.

Heart, Rosalie Deer.  Healing grief:  a mother's story.  Foreword by Joan Chadbourne.  San Cristobal, NM:  Heart Link Publications, 1996.  197p.

Hill, Harriet Tomlinson (1975-1990).  For the love of Robert--:  a mother's struggle with the illusion of separation.  Raleigh, N.C.:  Marblehead Pub., 1995.  113p.  Christian.

Levine, Judith Lee.  Michael, a memory everlasting:  a mother's diary.  Baltimore, MD:  Noble House, 1995.  107p.

Loraux, Nicole.  Mothers in mourning;  with the essay, “Of amnesty and its opposite.”  Translated from the French by Corinne Pache.  Ithaca:  Cornell University Press, 1998.  120p.

Maier, Mary Anne, & Joan Shaddox Isom, eds.  The leap years:  women reflect on change, loss, and love.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1999.  234p.

Mander, Rosemary.  The care of the mother grieving a baby relinquished for adoption.  Aldershot, Hants, England;  Brookfield, VT:  Avebury,  1995.  220p.

National Council for the Single Woman and Her Dependants.  The single woman:  bereavement and associated depression.  London:  The Council, 1976. 

Olson, Sharon.  Into the light--:  for women experiencing the  transformative nature of grief.  Foreword by John Schneider.  Minneapolis, MN:  Bolger Publications/Creative Printing:  Colfax, WI:  S. Olson, 1993.  46p.

Page, Carole Gift.  Misty, our momentary child:  a mother's journey through sorrow to healing.  Westchester, IL:  Crossway Books, 1987.  152p.

Peppers, Larry, & Ronald J. Knapp.  Motherhood & mourning:  perinatal death.  New York, NY:  Praeger, 1980.  165p.

Rapoport, Nessa, & Rochelle Rubinstein Kaplan.  A woman's book of grieving.  New York:  W. Morrow, 1994.  107p.

Robbins, Martha A.  Midlife women and death of mother:  a study of  psychohistorical and spiritual transformation.  New York:  P. Lang, 1990.  335p.  Doctoral thesis, Harvard University.

Sawyers, Norma Eileen.  A personal grief & a reasonable faith:  a mother's journey from tragedy to triumph in understanding the Christian faith.  Flemington, MO:  Dogwood Pub., 1991.  138p.

Schectman, Jacqueline M.  The stepmother in fairy tales:  bereavement and the feminine shadow.  Preface by David Hart.  Boston:  Sigo Press, 1993.  129p.

Sexson, Jeanne E.  Down but not out:  living through your setbacks, major whacks, and broken-heart attacks.  Las Vegas, NV:  Women of Diversity Productions, 1996.  136p.

Silverman, Phyllis R.  Helping women cope with grief.  Beverly Hills:  Sage, 1981.  111p.

Smith, Sharon Hines.  African American daughters and elderly mothers:  examining experiences of grief, loss, and bereavement.  New York:  Garland Pub., 1998.  192p.  Doctoral thesis, University of Pennsylvania, 1996.

Tansley, Tangea.  For women who grieve:  embracing life after the death of your partner.  Freedom, CA:  Crossing Press, 1996.  132p.