About this book
Subtitled, "A Story About Alzheimer's, My Mother & Me". A moving and vivid account of the death of an Alzheimer's patient, Leavitt's mother, in a graphic novel format. It was published last year in Canada to rapturous critical acclaim and a host of awards. *Also appeared in September Buyer's Notes*
What do you do when your outspoken, passionate and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? This memoir, reveals how Alzheimer's disease transformed the author's mother Midge - and her family - forever. It shares her family's journey through a harrowing range of emotions, all the while learning to cope.