An Uncertain Inheritance Writers on Caring for Family In this eloquent collection of essays from the editor of the national bestseller Unholy Ghost Writers on Depression contributors reveal their experiences in caring for family through illness and death
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Title: An Uncertain Inheritance: Writers on Caring for Family
Author: Nell Casey
In this eloquent collection of essays from the editor of the national bestseller Unholy Ghost Writers on Depression contributors reveal their experiences in caring for family through illness and deathToday, thirty million people look after frail family members in their own homes This number will increase drastically over the next decade as baby boomers tiptoe toward oldIn this eloquent collection of essays from the editor of the national bestseller Unholy Ghost Writers on Depression contributors reveal their experiences in caring for family through illness and deathToday, thirty million people look after frail family members in their own homes This number will increase drastically over the next decade as baby boomers tiptoe toward old age as soldiers return home from war wounded, mentally and physically as a growing number of Americans find themselves caught between the needs of elderly parents and young children as medical advances extend lives and health insurance fails to cover them This compelling book offers both literary solace and guidance to the people who find themselves witness to and participants in the fading lives of their intimates.Some of the country s most accomplished writers offer frank insights and revelations about this complex relationship Julia Glass describes the tension between giving care to her two young sons and needing care after being diagnosed with breast cancer Ann Harleman explores her decision to place her husband in an institution Sam Lipsyte alternates between dark humor and profound understanding in telling the story of his mother s battle with cancer Ann Hood wishes she d had time as a caregiver, to prepare herself for the loss of her daughter Andrew Solomon examines the humbling experience of returning as an adult to be cared for by his father cartoonist Stan Mack offers an illustrated piece about the humor and hell of making his way through the medical bureaucracy alongside his partner, Janet Julia Alvarez writes about the competition between her and her three sisters to be the best daughter as they tend to their ailing parents An Uncertain Inheritance examines the caregiving relationship from every angle children caring for parents parents caring for children sib lings, spouses, and close friends, all looking after one another to reveal the pain, intimacy, and grace that take place in this meaningful connection.