Set in North Harbour, Newfoundland, this is one woman’s true story of fortitude and love.
In a life layered by tragedy and loss, Catherine Linehan’s ingrained response is to put one foot in front of the other and not succumb to grief. For the mother of ten children, five of whom perished in a house fire, this means “making some kind of best” out of the rest of her life.
If I Cry I’ll Fill the Ocean is the true story of how tears of cleansing and forgiveness are sacrificed to keep memories alive . . . and sanity in reach. This kind of courage only exists in the hearts and souls of those who have endured the unendurable.
“An amazing, shattering story told by an amazing, unshatterable woman.” — Marjorie Simmins, Author, Journalist, and Teacher