The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life

The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life

by Ann Burack-Weiss

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231525336
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Ann Burack-Weiss is a social work practitioner, educator, and consultant who taught two generations of students at the Columbia School of Social Work and is now an associate faculty member in Columbia's Program of Narrative Medicine. She is also the author of The Caregiver's Tale: Loss and Renewal in Memoirs of Family Life (Columbia, 2006).

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Aging, I Wrote
1. Who Is That Old Woman?
2. What She Thinks About Some Times, Some Days, About Some Things
3. I Had Looked at Myself in the Full-Length Mirror
4. How We Are with Each Other
5. But Who Were They?
6. There Is a Grace in Death, There Is Life
7. My Map of a Place
8. Interested in Big Things and Happy in Small Ways
9. Just Show Up
10. Fierce with Reality
Conclusion: Aging, I Write
Afterword: Bright as Stars in the Heaven of My Mind
Annotated Readings
References

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