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 disorder. Weaving poetry all through, Dafoe tells her family’s tale within the desire of aiding people who are navigating the murky waters of Alzheimer’s. She offers diverse methods and useful recommendation for facing the tricky existence transition that happens while mom and dad turn into sick. At its heart, 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 retaining on till 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 sluggish but relentless failing of her cherished mom. I enjoyed Dafoe’s sincere manner of writing concerning the discomfort, 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 anybody facing Alzheimer’s in a dad or mum or wife could locate invaluable and supportive.” — Alison Jacob, LCSW
“I discovered this booklet rather pertaining to many degrees. As we child boomers age and our mom and dad live longer usually, all of us want info and to listen to others’ tales in their reviews with this because it might 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 severe Thinking and Writing Creatively: A Guided magazine to utilizing Literary Devices. She lives in Homer, New York.
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