By Nancy Avery Dafoe
In this evocative memoir, Nancy Avery Dafoe stocks the heart-wrenching adventure of taking care of her unwell mom as she struggled, and eventually misplaced her conflict, with Alzheimer’s affliction. Weaving poetry all through, Dafoe tells her family’s tale within the wish of aiding those people who are navigating the murky waters of Alzheimer’s. She offers varied ways and functional suggestion for facing the tough existence transition that happens while mom and dad turn into sick. At its middle, An Iceberg in Paradise isn't just a tribute to like within the face of loss but in addition an exploration of reminiscence, our human connections, and keeping on till there's not anything left to hold.
“Beautifully written, An Iceberg in Paradise expresses Nancy Avery Dafoe’s very own event as a friend looking at the gradual but relentless failing of her loved mom. I enjoyed Dafoe’s sincere method of writing in regards to the ache, confusion, anger, frustration, and sorrow of her trip along with her mom and her mother’s ‘passage.’ this can be a own, very human memoir that anybody facing Alzheimer’s in a father or mother or wife may locate useful and supportive.” — Alison Jacob, LCSW
“I came across this e-book relatively bearing on many degrees. As we child boomers age and our mom and dad live longer regularly, all of us desire details and to listen to others’ tales in their reports with this because it may possibly good impact many folks on a really own level.” — Mark Marshall, LCSW
Nancy Avery Dafoe is a author and English educator. She is the writer of Breaking Open the field: A consultant for artistic recommendations to enhance educational Writing and Generate severe Thinking and Writing Creatively: A Guided magazine to utilizing Literary Devices. She lives in Homer, New York.
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An Iceberg in Paradise: A Passage through Alzheimer's (Excelsior Editions) by Nancy Avery Dafoe