By Nancy Avery Dafoe
In this evocative memoir, Nancy Avery Dafoe stocks the heart-wrenching event of taking good care of her sick mom as she struggled, and eventually misplaced her conflict, with Alzheimer’s disorder. Weaving poetry all through, Dafoe tells her family’s tale within the desire of assisting people who are navigating the murky waters of Alzheimer’s. She provides assorted techniques and useful recommendation for facing the tricky lifestyles transition that happens while mom and dad turn into sick. At its heart, An Iceberg in Paradise is not just a tribute to like within the face of loss but additionally an exploration of reminiscence, our human connections, and keeping on until eventually there's not anything left to hold.
“Beautifully written, An Iceberg in Paradise expresses Nancy Avery Dafoe’s very own adventure as a loved one looking at the gradual but relentless failing of her cherished mom. I enjoyed Dafoe’s sincere method of writing in regards to the ache, confusion, anger, frustration, and sorrow of her trip together with her mom and her mother’s ‘passage.’ it is a own, very human memoir that any one facing Alzheimer’s in a mother or father or wife may locate invaluable and supportive.” — Alison Jacob, LCSW
“I came across this booklet fairly concerning many degrees. As we child boomers age and our mom and dad live longer quite often, all of us want info and to listen to others’ tales in their reviews with this because it may perhaps 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 options to enhance educational Writing and Generate serious Thinking and Writing Creatively: A Guided magazine to utilizing Literary Devices. She lives in Homer, New York.
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