All Gone: A Memoir of My Mother's Dementia. With Refreshments

All Gone: A Memoir of My Mother's Dementia. With Refreshments

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A daughter's longing love letter to a mother who has slipped beyond reach

Just past seventy, Alex Witchel's smart, adoring, ultracapable mother began to exhibit undeniable signs of dementia. Her smart, adoring, ultracapable daughter reacted as she'd been raised: If something was broken, they would fix it. But as medical reality undid that hope, and her mother continued the torturous process of disappearing in plain sight, Witchel retreated to the kitchen, trying… (more)

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Witchel writes beautifully from the heart, but with a journalist’s clarity. She moves from past to present dexterously, and like a good reporter, proves her points with cogent memories. She has remarkable talent for describing each player with revealing anecdotes that speak volumes.

"All Gone" is a book that may make you cry (I did), but through some mysterious alchemy it will also leave you with many positive feelings. It will make you smile and even laugh out loud.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Riverhead (September 27, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 362 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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