. . . and they called it puppy love!
The story is the next romantic love story of the century, a romantic celebration of life, and the fulfillment of a husband's promise, "I will tell our story to the world; that every day we shared was special."
Don't let the title of this book mislead you . . .
This love story is an unforgettable memoir about a romance that will make you smile, laugh, and cry . . . not always in that order. You will experience looking through a husband's Shiva Eyes, as he searches deep into his soul to find the answer: Can a forty-year marriage still have been magical, romantic, and filled with life, even with a thirty-year struggle with cancer?
Come along on this journey . . .
Discover a happily-ever-after born of laughter, devotion, faith, and above all, a teenage puppy love that only grew with each passing year.
It may have been Seven Days of SHIVA, but it was . . . Forty-six years of puppy love.
Amazing story of a love affair spanning over four decades
“I loved this book so much I don't know which part to talk about first. Marc Gellman is an incredible story teller. His honesty and ability to become vulnerable for his readers is outstanding. This allows you to feel the feelings he felt over four decades of hisrelationship and family with his beloved Barbara. They begin her journey with breast cancer in her 30's. It comes back several times and each time they meet the demon headon with love, affection, and support that is admirable and breathtaking at times. I loved this book.
And they called it puppy love....
“Seven Days of Shiva is the love story of Barbara and Marc Gellman. Both Marc and Barbara were devoted spouses, role models for their children and enjoyed a wide variety of friends.
Barbara passed away at the age of 59 from breast cancer. She was a three-time survivor of this insidious disease, All women that have gone through this cancer journey and/or are in it now, will certainly relate to Barbara's fighting the fight and becoming a strong voice in the breast cancer community.
This book reveals the power of love between two teenagers that blossomed into a lifetime of respect, love, and like. They saved one another and were lucky to find each other when they needed each other the most.
Don't be fooled by the title. Shiva is viewed as a celebration of one's life.”