Life After Life: A Novel Symbols & Objects

Jill McCorkle
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Joanna's Journal

Joanna keeps a journal of notes and stories about the people she helps transition in hospice. Luke had told her that it was important work so that people would not be forgotten. So each time she visits with a dying patient, she records their story and their death and what will remind her about them. In this way, she's keeping them alive in some way.

Cemetery

The cemetery sits next to Pine Haven nursing home and is the center of a lot of activity. Abby, a young girl, runs through on her way home from visiting Sadie at the nursing home. C.J. is terrified of the cemetery, especially when Andrew makes her go there at night to retrieve messages. Rachel, in contrast visits Joe's grave there twice a day and it is a place of comfort for her. Abby is young and not a...

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