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Song for Rosaleen

Author: Pip Desmond
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Massey University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A beautifully crafted memoir of a family coping with their mother's dementia, Song for Rosaleen is both a celebration of Rosaleen Desmond's life and an unflinching account of the practical and ethical dilemmas that faced her six children. Told with love, insight, humour and compassion, it raises important questions about who we become when our memories fail, how our rapidly ageing population can best be cared for,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
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Song for Rosaleen
Named Person: Rosaleen Desmond; Rosaleen Desmond
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pip Desmond
ISBN: 0995100128 9780995100121
OCLC Number: 1026680626
Description: 255 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Pip Desmond.

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"A beautifully crafted memoir of a family coping with their mother's dementia, Song for Rosaleen is both a celebration of Rosaleen Desmond's life and an unflinching account of the practical and ethical dilemmas that faced her six children. Told with love, insight, humour and compassion, it raises important questions about who we become when our memories fail, how our rapidly ageing population can best be cared for, and what this means for us all"--Back cover.

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