By Nancy Avery Dafoe
In this evocative memoir, Nancy Avery Dafoe stocks the heart-wrenching adventure of taking good care of her sick 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 people who are navigating the murky waters of Alzheimer’s. She offers various techniques and functional recommendation for facing the tough existence transition that happens while mom and dad turn into in poor health. 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 protecting on until eventually there's not anything left to hold.
“Beautifully written, An Iceberg in Paradise expresses Nancy Avery Dafoe’s very own event as a friend watching the sluggish but relentless failing of her cherished mom. I enjoyed Dafoe’s sincere means of writing concerning the soreness, confusion, anger, frustration, and sorrow of her trip together with her mom and her mother’s ‘passage.’ this can be a own, very human memoir that any one facing Alzheimer’s in a mother or father or wife might locate useful and supportive.” — Alison Jacob, LCSW
“I came across this booklet rather concerning many degrees. As we child boomers age and our mom and dad reside longer more often than not, all of us want details and to listen to others’ tales in their studies with this because it might good have an effect on many people 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 inventive options 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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