Author(s): Nia Wyn
"My heart has reshaped a thousand broken pieces, and for every moment I still want to heal him, there are a thousand when I know he's perfect, exactly as he is." Set between the summers of 1998 and 2005 in Cardiff, Blue Sky July is the story of a mother, Nia, whose son, Joe, suffers a devastating brain injury. It traces her journey into a world hidden away in society's pockets as she battles against impossible odds to heal him. Blue Sky July is the story of a mother and a son; of enormous courage and love; of the strength of the human spirit. Lyrical, inspiring and utterly compelling, Nia Wyn's powerful but acutely sensitive account of her experiences will make an indelible impression on all who read it. If you have healthy children this book will make you count your blessings. If you have a child who faces the challenges Joe and Nia face, this book will make you cheer. A testament to the power of a mother's unconditional love for her son, Blue Sky July is a book that deserves to be read by everyone. First published 2007.
Winner of Glen Dimplex New Writers Awards: Biography/Non-Fiction 2008.
Beautifully written and will strike a chord with every parent. It will have you hooked from beginning to end. Good Housekeeping Book of the Month Simon Mayo's Book Panel, Radio 5 Live A heartbreaking tour-de-force ... taking the literary world by storm Daily Mail