By Nancy Avery Dafoe
In this evocative memoir, Nancy Avery Dafoe stocks the heart-wrenching adventure of taking good care of her unwell mom as she struggled, and finally misplaced her conflict, with Alzheimer’s disorder. Weaving poetry all through, Dafoe tells her family’s tale within the desire of aiding those who find themselves navigating the murky waters of Alzheimer’s. She offers assorted ways and functional recommendation for facing the tricky lifestyles transition that happens whilst mom and dad turn into sick. At its middle, 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 preserving 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 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 along with her mom and her mother’s ‘passage.’ this can be a own, very human memoir that anybody facing Alzheimer’s in a mother or father or wife may locate valuable 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 regularly, all of us desire details and to listen to others’ tales in their studies with this because it may good impact many people on a truly 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 ideas 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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