This is a story I never thought
I would tell. It is the story of a love,
the love I shared with a man who came
into my life almost surreptitiously,
a man who loved me in the most complete
way and then died. If he
had not died, I would not be telling
Writer and editor Edie Clark was not expecting love to enter her life in the form of a young carpenter named Paul Bolton. She was facing the realities of a failing marriage, while Paul was a shy, gentle but sometimes troubled man. Yet together they nurtured a love and built a married life as beautiful and enduring as the places Paul restored, the cabinets he crafted. And in the time they shared, they would find extraordinary grace and strength, and see their lives transformed by the power of love. The Place He Made follows in the distinguished tradition of Death Be Not Proud as one of the most unforgettable personal memoirs of love and loss in many years.
Reissued by popular demand and updated with an all-new chapter, written nearly twenty years after Paul’s death, giving perspective to this enduring story.