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Book Giveaway: Unsaid by Neil Abramson


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Abramson Unsaid HC 1
Unsaid is told from the perspective of Helena Colden, a veterinarian who has just died of breast cancer. Helena is forced to witness the rapid emotional deterioration of her husband David. With Helena’s passing, David, a successful Manhattan attorney, loses the only connection that made his life full.

He tries to carry on the life that Helena had created for them, but he is too grief-stricken, too angry, and too quickly reabsorbed into the demands of his career. Helena’s animals likewise struggle with the loss of their understanding and compassionate human companion.

Because of Helena, David becomes involved in a court case to save the life of a chimpanzee that may hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of animals consciousness. Through this case all the threads of Helena’s life entwine and explode – unexpectedly, painfully, beautifully.

As a practicing Manhattan attorney who is married to a veterinarian, Neil Abramson is a past board member of the Animal Legal Defense Fund and a founding member of the New York City Bar Association Committee on Legal Issues relating to Animals. He has been recognized by the ASPCA for his work on behalf of animals. Visit his Facebook page here.


How to Enter

Today’s five giveaway winners will each receive one copy of Unsaid by mail. As always, only those in our e-mail list are eligible to enter, and if you’re not subscribed, you can fix that in five seconds by clicking here. When your first daily digest e-mail arrives, hit reply, type the words “enter me” in the subject and send (current subscribers can reply to today’s digest). We’ll use to select winners, who will be notified by e-mail. Entries will be accepted through midnight Wednesday, and this contest is open to residents of the US and Canada only. Please note that the publisher will not ship to PO boxes.

Good luck!