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Where Memories Go: Why Dementia Changes Everything

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Description for Where Memories Go: Why Dementia Changes Everything Paperback. Scottish broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson cared with her two sisters for their mother Mamie during many years of living with dementia. Sad and funny, wise and honest, this deeply intimate account of insidious losses and unexpected joys is also a call to arms that challenges us all to think differently. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: BM; MJND; VFJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 312.
'A fine book' The Sunday Times 'Powerful' Guardian 'Wonderful' The Telegraph 'Moving, funny, warm' Mail on Sunday 'Brave, compassionate, tender and honest' Metro 'This book began as an attempt to hold on to my witty, storytelling mother with the one thing I had to hand. Words. Then, as the enormity of the social crisis my family was part of began to dawn, I wrote with the thought that other forgotten lives might be nudged into the light along with hers. Dementia is one of the greatest social, medical, economic, scientific, philosophical and moral challenges of our times. ... Read more

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About Sally Magnusson
Bestselling author, journalist and broadcaster Sally Magnusson has written several books for adults and children, most recently her Sunday Times bestseller Where Memories Go (2014) about her mother's dementia, The Sealwoman's Gift (2018), her acclaimed debut novel and The Ninth Child (2020). Sally has inherited a rich storytelling tradition from her Scottish and Icelandic forebears. The Sealwoman's Gift ... Read more

Reviews for Where Memories Go: Why Dementia Changes Everything
Touching... There are many moments of heartwarming sentiment. Literary snowdrops grow out of the barren earth... This book is the constant, tenuous but vital reconnection between a child and its mother... A fine book.
AA Gill, The Sunday Times
The whole point of this book is that it starts with love. It opens out into medicine, philosophy, reportage ... Read more

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