A heartbreakingly moving memoir proves that it is better to have loved and lost than never have loved at all. '...all I had ever felt about love's ability to vanquish everything, to swallow heartbreak, to correct history, Burgess makes us believe.' - Jacquelyn Mitchard, author of the Deep End of the Ocean there are magical moments in life that part time and change everything. that moment came for Glenda Burgess when she met a charming and enigmatic stranger. But with the undeniable spark came the discovery of a tragic and disturbing past. Despite this, she embarks on a passionate affair that becomes a second chance at happiness for both of them, until a cruel twist of fate turns their world upside down. the Geography of Love is a powerful and moving exploration of a woman's life, of love tested by unthinkable circumstances, and of our ability to love and trust no matter what the odds. It is also a poignant love letter to a woman's great love, a man who had lost so much yet taught her to see every twist and turn that life offers as an adventure and an opportunity. With echoes of Susan Duncan's Salvation Creek and Joan Didion's the Year of Magical thinking, this tender and intimate memoir asks the age-old question of whether it is better to have loved and lost than have never loved at all - and answers with a resounding yes.