Black Swan: The Twelve Lessons of Abandonment Recovery is a self help tool, a supplement for personal growth. Black Swan is a symbol for healing, a spirit guide for overcoming the woundedness of adandonment. Twelve lessons for healing from the loss of love, presented in an allegorical tale of a child who meets a magical black swan after she is abandoned in the forest by her father. This story within a story includes the author s own experience with loss. The book provides emotional and spiritual healing to those going through heartbreak, loss, and abandonment.