Keeper

Living with Nancy - a journey into Alzheimer's

By Andrea Gillies

Biography

Non-Fiction

Published by Short Books

Winner 2009
Keeper

This book recalls the life of a family living with a relative with Alzheimer's.

Exploring the brain and consciousness, this book recalls the life of a family living with a relative with Alzheimer’s.

It looks at each side of the coin, the perspective of the sufferer, and of those living around them. Using diary entries and accounts of conversations, Gillies tracks the slow unravelling of everything we consider normal in family life.

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