His Bright Light

His Bright Light

The Story of Nick Traina

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"This is the story of an extraordinary boy with a brilliant mind, a heart of gold, and a tortured soul. It is the story of an illness, a fight to live, and a race against death.

I want to share the story, and the pain, the courage, the love, and what I learned in living through it. I want Nick's life to be not only a tender memory for us, but a gift to others. . . . I would like to offer people hope and the realities we lived with. I want to make a difference. My hope is that someone will be able to use what we learned, and save a life with it."--Danielle Steel

From the day he was born, Nick Traina was his mother's joy. By nineteen, he was dead. This is Danielle Steel's powerful, personal story of the son she lost and the lessons she learned during his courageous battle against darkness. Sharing tender, painful memories and Nick's remarkable journals, Steel brings us a haunting duet between a singular young man and the mother who loved him--and a harrowing portrait of a masked killer called manic depression, which afflicts between two and three million Americans.

At once a loving legacy and an unsparing depiction of a devastating illness, Danielle Steel's tribute to her lost son is a gift of life, hope, healing, and understanding to us all.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delta, 2000
ISBN: 9780385334679
0385334672
Branch Call Number: 616.895 TRA NVD
Characteristics: xxiv, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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radwanski
Jan 10, 2017

Please delete this book from my account - It keeps popping up and I have read it months ago!

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texasbooks
Apr 14, 2014

this book was wonderful about Danielle steels life with her family and her work at writing booksl It was so sad that Nick died but he will always be remembered in our hearts.
Nick wrote journals and so gave us in insight in how he lilved an how he viewed life around him. His illnes was hard on the family and the doctors trying to find a way to help him get better.

niveditamahesh Sep 18, 2013

great

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Em2012
Sep 18, 2013

This book was quite sad, I couldn't get through the whole thing. As true as it is to read, it wasn't very "bright"

sablegirl Jul 25, 2012

Another great book by Danielle Steel that explores the world of a bi-polar person. Unfortunately it was her beloved son Nick. She wrote about his life and the turmoil and troubles he experienced. It was a great and informative book but very sad, as you would expect when your child is sick and you can't help him.

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Cabby
Nov 08, 2007

sad

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