My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me

My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me

A Memoir

Book - 2020
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On March 3, 2017, Amy Krouse Rosenthal penned a Modern Love column for the New York Times, "You May Want to Marry My Husband." It appeared ten days before her death from ovarian cancer. Jason Rosenthal describes what came next, even as he struggled with her loss. As he reflects on Amy's gift to him--a fresh start to fill his empty space with a new story--Jason describes how he continues to honor Amy's life and her last wish, and how he seeks to appreciate every day and live in the moment while trying to help others coping with loss.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062940599
Characteristics: 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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More than 5 million people read Amy Krouse Rosenthal's Modern Love column, "You May Want to Marry My Husband," in the New York Times in 2017. Nearing the end of her life, the children's book author, memoirist and Chicagoan used the space to pay tribute to her husband and encourage him t... Read More »

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ArapahoeKati Apr 13, 2020

A moving account of grief after the unexpected loss of a wife. I found the stories about Jason and Amy's marriage and life together more compelling than the sections on grief, but overall I still enjoyed this.


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