By Nancy Avery Dafoe
In this evocative memoir, Nancy Avery Dafoe stocks the heart-wrenching adventure of taking care of her sick mom as she struggled, and eventually misplaced her conflict, with Alzheimer’s ailment. Weaving poetry all through, Dafoe tells her family’s tale within the wish of assisting those people who are navigating the murky waters of Alzheimer’s. She provides diversified ways and sensible recommendation for facing the tough lifestyles transition that happens whilst 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 maintaining 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 sluggish but relentless failing of her loved 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.’ this can be a own, very human memoir that any one facing Alzheimer’s in a father or mother or wife could locate necessary and supportive.” — Alison Jacob, LCSW
“I came upon this publication really pertaining to many degrees. As we child boomers age and our mom and dad live longer mostly, all of us want details and to listen to others’ tales in their stories 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 inventive innovations 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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