New Release – March 26, 2019 – The Driver, The Journey, The Fall

It’s here! Get your paperback copy of The Driver, The Journey, The Fallnow available online through Lulu, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, and other global book retailers.

 

This is the author’s first book of poems. The collection is divided into three book.gifnatural moods or seasons—we follow our speaker’s shifts through grief and despair, awareness and observation, hope and inspiration. Each poem was selected and revised from pieces written between 1991 and 2017.

In THE DRIVER, THE JOURNEY, THE FALL, Lisa M. McDougald navigates confession and autobiography, writing about a range of trials: the death of her grandfather, love lost and longed for, a co-worker’s suicide, and existential anxieties. The author meditates on her heritage by contemplating DNA; she looks upward, celestial, probing there for answers. Here is an ardent soul fighting to sustain herself in a shifting and often isolating modern world through the decay of the 20th century and the dawning of the 21st. She offers us a swing in the park—sharing moments that threaten to plunge us off a cliff, but imploring us to hang on. And we will.

“…light on exuberance and strong on exacting observation, a bit like Emily Dickinson…”

NEIL HOWE, author and historian of American generations

“I truly appreciated reading this book…. I was surprised to feel sorrow. I was pleased to be back in touch with regret. I felt my own angst over the world’s peril. And the longer I read, the more deeply I felt my humanity….”

PATRICK COMBS, bestselling author of When You Are Bursting

More reviews on Goodreads


PRODUCT DETAILS:

ISBN-13: 9781949268003
ISBN-10: 1949268004
Copyright: Lisa M. McDougald
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Raven Shadow Press
Published: January 28, 2019
Language: English
Pages: 92
Binding: Paperback
Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Dimensions: 6 x 9

 

2 thoughts on “New Release – March 26, 2019 – The Driver, The Journey, The Fall”

  1. We sound like we may have some things in common I’m going to have to get your book! Best of luck and thank you for the help and advice. Xo
    Danielle Yakabowskas
    Author of When Darkness Ends: A New Me Begins

    1. I thought the same thing, Danielle. Thank you, and best of luck to you as well. Your book cover is gorgeous! ❤

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