The Thousand Mile Stare

The Thousand Mile Stare

One Family's Journey Through the Struggle and Science of Alzheimer's

Book - 2010
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When most members of the Reiswig family reach their 40s, something in their demeanor changes. A normally responsible father assigns a dangerous farm chore to a much-too-young son. A vigilant grandfather drives in front of an oncoming train. And they all develop the thousand mile stare a wistful, blank gaze off into the distance, as though they are trying to find the missing pieces of themselves. A compelling and beautifully written personal account of one family s quest to beat this most dreaded disease. Each family member afflicted or not has to find their own way to meet this challenge.
Publisher: Boston ; London : Nicholas Brealey, 2010.
ISBN: 9781857885361
Branch Call Number: 616. 83100922 REI R
Characteristics: xv, 157 p. : port.

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