Narrated by: Allison Pataki, Lee Woodruff – foreword, David Levy – epilogue
Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins

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Praise & Reviews for Beauty in the Broken Places

“An inspiring, intimate memoir about faith, resilience and the tenacity of love.” —People Magazine

“Bold and commendable…A strength of this memoir is [Pataki’s] scrupulous honesty.” —USA Today

Powerful and immersive . . . Pataki delivers an insightful look at how two people faced a life-altering test as a team ‘fighting to make the dreams of our future possible.’” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A beautifully woven, suspenseful love story with a stunning victory…reminding us of the resilience of the human spirit, and that anything is possible with a loving tribe.”Marcia Gay Harden, Academy Award winning actress and author of The Seasons of My Mother

“In this emotional tale, a young couple see their lives changed in the blink of an eye—and learn to find love again.” —Us Weekly

“A memoir about…determination and gratitude, and the value of putting one foot in front of another during a crisis.” —The Washington Post

“Heart-wrenching.” —Women’s Health

“A bestselling historical novelist’s account of how she survived the harrowing year following her young husband’s unexpected stroke…the strength of this end-of-innocence book lies in its demystification of the idea that strokes only occur in older people…a heartfelt account of dedication and devotion.” —Kirkus Reviews

This is the kind of book that reminds us to slow down, to take stock of our good fortune and the small, everyday blessings we mostly take for granted as we rush through each day.—from the foreword by Lee Woodruff, #1 New York Times bestselling author of In an Instant

Allison And Dave Levy

About the Author

Allison Pataki is the author of the best selling novels Sisi, The Traitor’s Wife, and The Accidental Empress, as well as the co-author of Where The Light Falls, with her brother Owen Pataki, and two children’s books. Her novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Pataki and her husband, David, are passionate about raising awareness of the difficulties of life after stroke or traumatic brain injury.