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 illness. 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 offers varied techniques and useful recommendation for facing the tough lifestyles transition that happens whilst mom and dad turn into unwell. 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 conserving 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 gazing the gradual but relentless failing of her loved mom. I enjoyed Dafoe’s sincere manner of writing in regards to the ache, 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 anybody facing Alzheimer’s in a guardian or wife could locate necessary and supportive.” — Alison Jacob, LCSW
“I discovered this publication fairly referring to many degrees. As we child boomers age and our mom and dad live longer mostly, all of us desire details and to listen to others’ tales in their studies with this because it might good have an effect on 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 advisor for artistic concepts 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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