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The Resource Remembering the music, forgetting the words : travels with Mom in the land of dementia, Kate Whouley

Remembering the music, forgetting the words : travels with Mom in the land of dementia, Kate Whouley

Label
Remembering the music, forgetting the words : travels with Mom in the land of dementia
Title
Remembering the music, forgetting the words
Title remainder
travels with Mom in the land of dementia
Statement of responsibility
Kate Whouley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this unsentimental memoir of watching her mother fade away, of dealing with her bills, her housework, her increasing demands and dementia, Whouley brings us right into the laugh-or-you'll-cry experiences of meeting the challenge of Alzheimer's. As her mother falls into forgetting, Kate remembers for her. In her mother, we meet a strong-minded, accidental feminist with a weakness for unreliable men. We meet a daughter who learned early to fend for herself. We encounter their shared passions: books, words, and music. When the books are forgotten and the words begin to fade, it is the music that matters most to Kate's mother. Holding hands after a concert, a flute case slung over Kate's shoulder, and a shared joke between them, their relationship is healed--even in the face of a dreaded, and deadly, diagnosis
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.8/31
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC523.2
LC item number
.W495 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Remembering the music, forgetting the words : travels with Mom in the land of dementia, Kate Whouley
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn693809638
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780807003190
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011012351
System control number
(OCoLC)693809638
Label
Remembering the music, forgetting the words : travels with Mom in the land of dementia, Kate Whouley
Publication
Control code
ocn693809638
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780807003190
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011012351
System control number
(OCoLC)693809638

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