A Memoir of My Mother's Dementia. with Refreshments
By Alex Witchel
Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410454836, 279pp.
Publication Date: January 23, 2013
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Just past 70, Witchel's smart, adoring, ultracapable mother began to exhibit undeniable signs of dementia. But as medical reality undid hope, Witchel retreated to the kitchen to come to terms with her predicament. This account offers a balm for an increasingly familiar form of heartbreak.
About the Author
Alex Witchel is a staff writer for "The New York Times Magazine" and originated the popular "Feed Me" column for the Dining section. The author of three previous books, she has also written for "New York," "Vogue," "Elle," and "Ladies' Home Journal," among other publications. She lives in New York with her husband, Frank Rich.