How I Lost My Mother

ow do you lose your mother? How do you lose anyone? It's not the same as losing spectacles or keys. I lose those constantly, and my family have learned to say, 'Don't panic. They are where you put them. Have you actually looked for them ...

Author: Leslie Swartz

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9781776146949

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 252

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How I Lost My Mother is a deeply felt account of the relationship between a mother and son, and an exploration of what care for the dying means in contemporary society The book is emotionally complex – funny, sad and angry – but above all, heartfelt and honest. It speaks boldly of challenges faced by all of us, challenges which are often not spoken about and hidden, but which deserve urgent attention. This is first and foremost a work of the heart, a reflection on what relationships mean and should mean. There is much in the book about relationships of care and exploitation in southern Africa, and about white Jewish identity in an African context. But despite the specific and absorbing references to places and contexts, the book offers a broader, more universal view. All parents of adult children, and all adults who have parents alive, or have lost their parents, will find much in this book to make them laugh, cry, think and feel.
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Healing After the Loss of Your Mother

This is a must-read, essential guidebook for anyone uncertain about what to do or where to turn after their mother's loss.For those hoping to help a loved one through grief, this book also offers direction on how to comfort someone who is ...

Author: Elaine Mallon

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ISBN: 1733538909

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Elaine Mallon is not an expert on grief. She's someone who lost her mother suddenly and unexpectedly. She knows the magnitude of this heartbreak firsthand. Devastated and unprepared for how life-changing and painful processing the loss would be, she found herself wondering: "Where's the manual?" and "How do I do this?"Like a compassionate friend, Mallon captures the raw, universal pain of losing your mother with empathy, honesty and eloquence. She tenderly walks the reader through each step of the grieving process, offering straightforward answers to many common questions and addressing fears faced by those grieving, as well. This is a must-read, essential guidebook for anyone uncertain about what to do or where to turn after their mother's loss.For those hoping to help a loved one through grief, this book also offers direction on how to comfort someone who is grieving by explaining what they are going through and how to be most helpful to them.If you've lost your mother, please know this: If you're grieving, you're healing - and you are not alone.
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Moonbeak and Jacob Adventure Book 2 Jack Lost His Mother Children Book Age 3 to 5

Ronald Rogers. Moonbeak And Jacob Adventure Book 2-Jack Lost His Mother BY: RONALD ROGERS THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED TO TWO OF MY GRANDMOTHERS AND By: Ronald Rogers.

Author: Ronald Rogers

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9781630228033

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 26

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Moonbeak and Jacob adventure book series are about the adventures of two close friends-Moonbeak the Owl and Jacob the Ape. Moonbeak is wise, prefers to be quiet and likes to help when asked. He can also fly stealthily and can scout ahead to assess the situation. Jacob is adventurous and fun loving. He is also very resourceful and enjoys making tools with his hands. They love to help other animals in distress. Together, they can accomplish what they cannot do alone. This is a story of friendship, service and teamwork. There are a lot of pictures to illustrate the story so your child can imagine the scenes as they take place. This book is suitable for children age 3 to 5. In this book, Jack and his mother are on their way to the race track. On the way, they stop by a garden to smell the flowers. Jack takes a wrong turn and losses her mother. He sees Moonbeak's house and knock on his door. How will Moonbeak and Jacob help finds Jack's mother?
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My Mother s House

A novel Francesca Momplaisir. down his face, freezing everything from his lashes to his gray mustache. ... He started to climb down the steps but lost his balance on the iced-over stairs and slid all the way down to the bottom.

Author: Francesca Momplaisir

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780525657163

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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One of the Best Books of the Year: Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vulture • This uncompromising look at the immigrant experience, and the depravity of one man, is an electrifying page-turner rooted in a magical reality • “Impossible to stop reading” —Vulture When Lucien flees Haiti with his wife, Marie-Ange, and their three children to New York City’s South Ozone Park, he does so hoping for reinvention, wealth, and comfort. He buys a run-down house in a quickly changing community, and begins life anew. Lucien and Marie-Ange call their home La Kay—“my mother’s house”—and it becomes a place where their fellow immigrants can find peace, a good meal, and necessary legal help. But as a severely emotionally damaged man emigrating from a country whose evils he knows to one whose evils he doesn’t, Lucien soon falls into his worst habits and impulses, with La Kay as the backdrop for his lasciviousness. What he can’t begin to fathom is that the house is watching, passing judgment, and deciding to put an end to all the sins it has been made to hold. But only after it has set itself aflame will frightened whispers reveal Lucien’s ultimate evil.
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She Has Her Mother s Laugh

Dr. Zacharias claimed the mother of the cats had lost her tail when she was run over by a wagon. Other researchers did surgery on the spinal cord of guinea pigs, causing them to have seizures. Their pups had seizures as well.

Author: Carl Zimmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101984604

Category: Science

Page: 672

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2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Finalist "Science book of the year"—The Guardian One of New York Times 100 Notable Books for 2018 One of Publishers Weekly's Top Ten Books of 2018 One of Kirkus's Best Books of 2018 One of Mental Floss's Best Books of 2018 One of Science Friday's Best Science Books of 2018 “Extraordinary”—New York Times Book Review "Magisterial"—The Atlantic "Engrossing"—Wired "Leading contender as the most outstanding nonfiction work of the year"—Minneapolis Star-Tribune Celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a profoundly original perspective on what we pass along from generation to generation. Charles Darwin played a crucial part in turning heredity into a scientific question, and yet he failed spectacularly to answer it. The birth of genetics in the early 1900s seemed to do precisely that. Gradually, people translated their old notions about heredity into a language of genes. As the technology for studying genes became cheaper, millions of people ordered genetic tests to link themselves to missing parents, to distant ancestors, to ethnic identities... But, Zimmer writes, “Each of us carries an amalgam of fragments of DNA, stitched together from some of our many ancestors. Each piece has its own ancestry, traveling a different path back through human history. A particular fragment may sometimes be cause for worry, but most of our DNA influences who we are—our appearance, our height, our penchants—in inconceivably subtle ways.” Heredity isn’t just about genes that pass from parent to child. Heredity continues within our own bodies, as a single cell gives rise to trillions of cells that make up our bodies. We say we inherit genes from our ancestors—using a word that once referred to kingdoms and estates—but we inherit other things that matter as much or more to our lives, from microbes to technologies we use to make life more comfortable. We need a new definition of what heredity is and, through Carl Zimmer’s lucid exposition and storytelling, this resounding tour de force delivers it. Weaving historical and current scientific research, his own experience with his two daughters, and the kind of original reporting expected of one of the world’s best science journalists, Zimmer ultimately unpacks urgent bioethical quandaries arising from new biomedical technologies, but also long-standing presumptions about who we really are and what we can pass on to future generations.
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Measuring the Quantum State of Light

blames the doctor , who was advised that her mother did not feel well but did not hospitalize her . On the other hand , I believe in ... My dear father passed away twenty years later — almost to the day — than I lost my dear mom .

Author: Ulf Leonhardt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521497302

Category: Science

Page: 194

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Visions

Meanwhile, my mother was seeing an older widowed friend named Henry Prather. ... He had lost his wife, Mary, a few years before to diabetes. ... During Mary's long illness, she lost her sight and couldn't walk. Mother went over there ...

Author: Janie P. Bess

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1462832288

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 367

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A revealing memoir of a young woman, mother and military wife who raised five children, including David, her eldest son who was born deaf and later was permanently blinded. She writes about the struggles they endured.
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Connected Spirits

Along the road of life, as we journey we have not only had laughter and joy; we have also had our share of tears, losing siblings, children, and parents. Early last year when I lost my mother, Agnes and Anna came to the funeral.

Author: Andrew J. Weaver

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781608992102

Category: Religion

Page: 160

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Connected Spirits shares touching stories of friendship and the impact it can have on one's spiritual life. The contributors, which come from a wide variety of backgrounds and denominations, feature: ¥ James Armstrong ¥ Paschal Baumstein ¥ Gilbert H. Caldwell ¥ Kenneth L. Carder ¥ Musa W. Dube ¥ Esther Kwon Arinaga ¥ Vince Isner ¥ Kathleen LaCamera ¥ Martin E. Marty ¥ Stephen K. McCeney ¥ Donald E. Messer. ¥ M. Kent Millard ¥ Donna Schaper ¥ Karen Stone ¥ Maren C. Tirabassi ¥ Maria I. Tirabassi ¥ James M. Wall ¥ Joe A. Wilson
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Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology

He had more than he could pack [i.e., his small canoe was overloaded with bears and seals.) So much uncle went up from Khantaak and helped him back. ... I lost my mother and father in 1907 when I was 11 years old, in GUnaxo [Dry Bay].

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ISBN: UOM:39015004212125

Category: Anthropology

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The Accidental Immigrant

My mother did not wake up, and my father wore a black band around his right arm for more than a year. ... the real reason why my cousin Maro opened a kindergarten next door to us was to help me cushion the trauma of losing my mother.

Author: Kyriacos C. Markides

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780761872887

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 180

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This book is Professor Markides’s capstone work. It addresses his valiant and often turbulent struggles and riveting adventures to adapt to American society within the bounds of contemporary hyper secular academia. The result is an intellectual and spiritual odyssey that can inspire any reader interested in addressing life’s perennial questions.
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