In Green Nails and Other Acts of Rebellion Soloway documents Tommy’s deteriorating health and eventual death, shedding light on the day-to-day realities of those who assume the caregiver role in a relationship with uncompromising honesty and wry humor. Charming, frank, and ultimately uplifting, Soloway’s story reveals how rich with love and appreciation a life compromised by an incurable illness can be—and how even widowhood can open a door to a new, invigorated life.
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|Publisher:||She Writes Press|
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Our readers take pride in having advanced to over 50 years, where senior means we've graduated from one life stage to another. Our interests are varied, our tastes eclectic, our need for information unending. That's why Elaine Soloway's essays on caregiving and widowhood are important reading. They not only engage and stimulate, but also help senior women face new challenges, and share a sense of dignity and celebration.
-Tam Martinides Gray, CEO and founder of Seniorwomen.com and former senior reporter for Time Magazine.
In this wonderful new book, my friend Elaine faces head-on the frightening reality of her husband's illness. In typical Elaine fashion, she arms herself with reams of information, laser focus, and her huge compassionate heart. You'll be as amazed as I was as Elaine dives bravely into the deep end of the pool.
-Jane Lynch, Actress and Author of "Happy Accidents"