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Managing Bubbie

Author: Russel Lazega
Publisher: North Charleston, South Carolina : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"She escaped the almost certain death of a concentration camp, so breaking out of a nursing home is small potatoes. She beat it out of a Polish ghetto by refusing to take orders, so she won't likely take that medication. Just how is one Jewish family in Miami Beach going to make sure their matriarch, Bubbie, gets something she would never have dreamed of needing . . . help surviving? Managing Bubbie is the family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Lea Lazega
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russel Lazega
ISBN: 9781499126297 1499126298
OCLC Number: 945697064
Notes: "She escaped the almost certain death of a concentration camp, so breaking out of a nursing home is small potatoes. She beat it out of a Polish ghetto by refusing to take orders, so she won't likely take that medication. Just how is one Jewish family in Miami Beach going to make sure their matriarch, Bubbie, gets something she would never have dreamed of needing . . . help surviving? Making Bubbie is the family memoir by grandson Russel Lazega that recounts the vexing days in the 1980's when his family banded together to attempt the insurmountable. Full of wit, warmth, and awe-inspiring will, Managing Bubbie offers a rarely seen glimpse at the deep reserves of compassion, courage, and even comic relief that emerged during the darkest days of the Holocaust. Anyone seeking a new perspective on this defining time, or who share the challenges of managing a difficult family member's health, will find so much in this poignant book."--Page 4 of Cover.
Description: v, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Russel Lazega.

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"She escaped the almost certain death of a concentration camp, so breaking out of a nursing home is small potatoes. She beat it out of a Polish ghetto by refusing to take orders, so she won't likely take that medication. Just how is one Jewish family in Miami Beach going to make sure their matriarch, Bubbie, gets something she would never have dreamed of needing . . . help surviving? Managing Bubbie is the family memoir by grandson Russel Lazega that recounts the vexing days in the 1980's when his family banded together to attempt the insurmountable. Full of wit, warmth, and awe-inspiring will, Managing Bubbie offers a rarely seen glimpse at the deep reserves of compassion, courage, and even comic relief that emerged during the darkest days of the Holocaust. Anyone seeking a new perspective on this defining time, or who share the challenges of managing a difficult family member's health, will find so much in this poignant book."--

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