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The Home Stretch

A Father, a Son, and All the Things They Never Talk About

by George K. Ilsley
edition: Paperback
tagged: eldercare, family relationships, gerontology, personal memoirs

A moving, honest memoir about a man who returns to his rural hometown to take care of his cranky elderly father.

George K. Ilsley explores his complex relationship with his aging father in this candid memoir full of sharp emotion and disarming humour. George's father is ninety-one years old, a widower, and fiercely independent; an avid gardener, he' …

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Two Women

by Christene A. Browne
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: literary, family relationships, contemporary women

Bernice Archer lives in a low-income downtown neighborhood where she has raised her blind twin daughters, Eva and Ava, in relative isolation. Every night she tells them regurgitated bedtime stories, sometimes magical and often cautionary, about the dangers of the world outside their small apartment. Eva and Ava, now middle-aged, still wait for thei …

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One Bird's Choice

A Year in the Life of an Overeducated, Underemployed Twenty-Something Who Moves Back Home

by Iain Reid
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged: personal memoirs, family relationships, marriage & family

Meet Iain Reid: an overeducated, underemployed twenty-something, living in the big city in a bug-filled basement apartment and struggling to make ends meet. When Iain lands a job at a radio station near his childhood home, he decides to take it. But the work is only part time, so he is forced to move back in with his lovable but eccentric parents o …

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Le Trouble de la personnalité limite

Guide d’information à l'intention des familles

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition: Paperback
tagged: mood disorders, family relationships

Ce livret s’adresse aux personnes dont un proche est aux prises avec un trouble de la personnalité limite (TPL). Les trois premières sections fournissent des renseignements sur les symptômes, les causes et le traitement du TPL. La quatrième section présente des moyens de soutenir une personne ayant un TPL. La dernière section discute de ce …

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Les Troubles anxieux

Guide d'information

by Neil A. Rector; Danielle Bourdeau & Kate Kitchen
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: mood disorders, family relationships

Ce guide fournit aux personnes aux prises avec un trouble anxieux et à leur famille tous les renseignements nécessaires pour mieux comprendre l’anxiété, ses causes et ses traitements.

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Shut Up and Eat

Tales of Chicken, Children and Chardonnay

by Kathy Buckworth
edition: Paperback
tagged: family relationships, marriage & family

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Shut Up and Eat!, humourist and parenting author Kathy Buckworth applies her razor-sharp wit to an examination of the family meal. Experts claim that sitting down to eat together can prevent children from getting into trouble while simultaneously creating close-knit families. In Buckworth’s opinion, that’s an awful lot to expect from …

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Home is Where the Heart Is

memoir by M. Laurel Buck
edition: Paperback
tagged: personal memoirs, family relationships
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Just Take the Time

by Lois MacIsaac
edition: Paperback
tagged: canadian, family relationships, personal memoirs
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Couple of Tea, A

memoir by Ann Benattar
edition: Paperback
tagged: personal memoirs, family relationships, lakes, ponds & swamps
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