Be With

Be With Letters to a Carer

Paperback (08 Feb 2019) | English

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Synopsis

These letters to a long-term dementia caregiver draw on the author's own years of caring for his mother through the stages of moderate, severe, very severe and late-stage Alzheimer's. In this moving, deeply humane and surprisingly uplifting book, poet Mike Barnes shows that a side of dementia that is almost entirely missing from public discussions of their condition: 'All people with dementia, and some of them strikingly, show depths of sensitive awareness, resilience rising to heroism, and a capacity for joyful relatedness.'

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Myriad Editions

Myriad Editions

Myriad Editions is an independent publisher of original literary fiction and graphic novels, and producer of the acclaimed 'state of the world' infographic atlases. Our mission is to publish excellent books that will change the way you see the world. Our atlases will help you understand the real world through expert data analysis, geopolitical maps and vivid infographics. Our graphic books explore tough subjects through narrative illustration. Our novels are original works of literary fiction, eclectic, bold and full of character.

Book information

ISBN: 9781912408184
Publisher: Myriad Editions
Imprint: Myriad Editions
Pub date:
DEWEY: 616.8310092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 152
Weight: 128g
Height: 113mm
Width: 178mm
Spine width: 13mm