All Gone

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All Gone

A Memoir of My Mother's Dementia. with Refreshments

By Alex Witchel

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410454836, 279pp.

Publication Date: January 23, 2013

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 Feed Me column for the Times Dining section. She has contributed to New York, Vogue, Elle, and Ladies Home Journal, among other publications. The author of three previous books, she lives in New York.