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Title Dance me to the end : ten months and ten days with ALS / Alison Acheson.
Author Acheson, Alison, 1964- author.
Publication Victoria, British Columbia : Brindle & Glass, 2019.
Description 314 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 362.1968 A
Summary "A profoundly honest and intensely personal story of a woman who cares for her husband after the devastating terminal diagnosis of ALS. Marty, age 57, was given a preliminary diagnosis of ALS by his family doctor. Seven weeks later, the diagnosis was confirmed by a neurologist. Ten months and ten days later, Marty passed away. Dance Me to the End is an evocative memoir about the emotional impact of witnessing a loved one suffer from a neurological, degenerative, and terminal disease. This is a detailed account of grief, shock and pain coexisting with the levity, laughter and love shared with her husband and sons in those final months of Marty's life."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Acheson, Alison, 1964-
Acheson, Alison, 1964- -- Family.
Hatlelid, Marty, -2016 -- Health.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Patients -- Biography.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Patients -- Family relationships.
Women caregivers -- Biography.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Patients. (OCoLC)fst00808162
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Patients -- Family relationships. (OCoLC)fst00808163
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Health. (OCoLC)fst00952743
Women caregivers. (OCoLC)fst01737965
Genre Autobiographies. (OCoLC)fst01919894
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781927366868
1927366860

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 Canarsie Non-Fic  362.1968 A    CHECK SHELVES  
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  362.1968 A    CHECK SHELVES