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Four umbrellas : a couple's journey into young-onset Alzheimer's / June Hutton & Tony Wanless.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville 362.1968 HUT (Text) 76895000332934 1st Floor New Books Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 362.1968 HUTTON (Text) 78321000031790 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 362.1968 HUTTON JUNE (Text) 30402004852234 NONFICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781459747791
  • ISBN: 1459747798
  • Physical Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2020.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"A writing couple searches for answers when Alzheimer's causes one of them to lose the place where stories come from -- memory. At the age of fifty-three, Tony walks away from a life of journalism and into an unknown future dogged by self-doubt and financial worry. June is forty-eight years old then, a writer and a teacher, and over the following nine years she watches as her husband gradually changes -- in interests, goals, and behaviour -- until Tony has a sudden fall, ending their life as they have known it. While it will be another seven years before they receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer's, the signs of dementia are all around. A suitcase Tony packs for a trip contains four umbrellas jammed into every available space, a visual symbol of cognitive looping. But how far back do these signs go? The two of them begin looking, researching, and remembering -- and make some surprising discoveries about Alzheimer's that lead to one undeniable conclusion: this is not an old person's disease."-- Provided by publisher.
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Issued also in electronic formats.
Subject: Wanless, Tony, 1949- > Health.
Hutton, June, 1954- > Marriage.
Alzheimer's disease > Patients > Biography.
Alzheimer's disease > Patients > Family relationships.
Spouses > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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