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  • 04/2016
  • B01EG4T3U8
  • 98 pages
  • $2.99
Rj Cook
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The Road behind Me (The Lie of Hannah)
Rj Cook, author

Adult; Memoir; (Market)

The Road behind Me (the Lie of Hannah) narrates a story of lost love, a journey, and a late-in-life epiphany. This memoir tells how, from the summer of 1974 to the summer of 1975, the author traveled from New Jersey to California and back again to escape the pain of a broken heart, only to discover that distance did nothing to diminish his memories. It’s a story of growing up and falling in love, losing love and seeking refuge in the land of milk, honey, and Disney; and of returning home a defeated and forlorn road warrior. All during the time of Woodstock, Nixon and Vietnam.
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By LJR

Wonderful Read...........couldn't put it down!
Effortless, memory-provoking, and heart-felt!
If you want to reminisce about why you may have lost that long-ago love; this may give you your answer!

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By C. Graber

Join in this journey with a man who travels to forget yet longs for the woman of his dreams. An arduous search to find himself in the process during the rapidly changing world of the 1970's. A sweet, poiniant, satisfying read.

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By Joanne

Profoundly insightful and beautifully written. A must read.

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By Gina Gajdosik

This is a sweet and engaging memoir of RJ Cook's youth; the tangled, mixed feelings of a young man trying to find love and purpose in his life, a refreshing and enlightening glimpse into the heart and mind of a teenaged boy's "world". Something we women hardly ever get to visit. Looking forward to more from this writer.

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Anonymous

The most unusual memoir I've ever read, but it keeps you involved. The ending is heart-warming, especially if you've had a first love in your life that didn't work out. Recommended it to all my friends, and to anyone who is looking for a quick read of a good book.

News
10/03/2014
Author RjCook’s new memoir recognizes lie of lost love.

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (PRWEB) October 03, 2014

‘The Road behind Me’ details coping with heartache, epiphany of realization later in life. The book reflects a much freer, more open time in our society, before the onslaught of the tight-minded regulatory thinking that exists today.

The chance meeting with a lost lover and the realization that all was not as it seemed inspired author RjCook to write the painful memoir of his broken heart, “The Road behind Me: (the Lie of Hannah)” (published by iUniverse).

“If a reader has ever loved and lost, he or she will understand the book’s appeal,” RjCook says. “Life is a continuance of surprises. Despair and painful memories are often dictated by what the mind is recalling and not what the heart actually knows.”

“The Road behind Me” is a story of a young man trying to understand love and purpose, all during the time of free love, peace, Woodstock, Nixon and Vietnam. It is a memoir of a lost love while young and a cross-country relocation, only to discover distance does nothing to diminish the hurt of a broken heart. Lastly, it is a story of the adventures encountered on the journey across the United States and a late-in-life epiphany after living life based on a single deception for the better part of 40 years.

“The book reflects a much freer, more open time in our society, before the onslaught of the tight-minded regulatory thinking that exists today,” RjCook says. “It details a period in our history before the world was overcast with the likes of the Internet, cell phones, tablets … a much larger world because a person’s vision only reached as far as he could see.”

The Road behind Me
By RjCook
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 128 pages | ISBN 9781491732915
E-Book | 128 pages | ISBN 9781491732908
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

Formats
Ebook Details
  • 04/2016
  • B01EG4T3U8
  • 98 pages
  • $2.99

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