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Keeper : one house, three generations, and a journey into Alzheimer's

Author: Andrea Gillies
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, [2010]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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'Keeper' is a very humane and honest exploration of living with Alzheimer's, giving an illuminating account of the disease itself. Gillies tells about the time she and her family spent living with someone with dementia, in a big Victorian house in the far, far north of Scotland.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gillies, Andrea.
Keeper.
New York : Broadway Books, [2010]
(DLC) 2010006659
(OCoLC)505417104
Named Person: Andrea Gillies; Andrea Gillies
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Gillies
ISBN: 9780307719133 0307719138 9781907595899 1907595899
OCLC Number: 668227832
Awards: Winner of Orwell Prize 2010
Winner of Wellcome Trust Book Prize 2009
Description: 1 online resource (323 pages)
Responsibility: Andrea Gillies.
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Andrea Gillies' brilliantly cogent investigations into the way Alzheimer's works are interwoven with her mother-in-law's unravelling grasp on reality.  Read more...

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