And We Fly Away: Living beyond Alzheimer's

And We Fly Away: Living beyond Alzheimer's

by Ray Ashford
     
 

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And We Fly Away is the moving story of the punishing, yet extraordinarily graceful, final years in the life of Ray Ashford's wife, Phyllis, a victim of Alzheimer's Disease, and of Ashford's own emergence from sorrow. Marked by the conviction that death is a marvelous beginning and not the end, this poignant work will speak to the hearts of those who are coping…  See more details below

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And We Fly Away is the moving story of the punishing, yet extraordinarily graceful, final years in the life of Ray Ashford's wife, Phyllis, a victim of Alzheimer's Disease, and of Ashford's own emergence from sorrow. Marked by the conviction that death is a marvelous beginning and not the end, this poignant work will speak to the hearts of those who are coping with aging and bereavement. Ashford tells his story in spare, poetic prose and includes a "mini-anthology" of helpful and comforting quotations from scripture and literature.

Features:

  • Short, poetic treatment of a challenging experience
  • Helpful insights for professional and general readers
  • Includes "mini-anthology" of comforting quotations
About the Author:
Ray Ashford is a retired clergyman of the United Church of Canada. His previous books include The Quiet Life. He lives in Kingston, Ontario

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451416480
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
153 KB

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