An Uncertain Inheritance: Writers on Caring for Ill Family Members

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In this eloquent collection of essays—from the editor of the national bestseller Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression—contributors reveal their experiences in caring for family through illness and death

Today, thirty million people look after frail family members in their own homes. This number will increase drastically over the next decade—as baby boomers tiptoe toward old age; as soldiers return home from war wounded, mentally and

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Publisher:HarperCollins
ISBN:9780061843129
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Words: 101,865
Unique Words: 8,227
Avg Sentence (words): 17.46
Avg Word (chars): 4.16
Chapters: 32
Paragraphs: 1,853
People: 378
Places: 193
Things: 233
Adult Reading Time:6:47
Sentiment: 0.00
Intensity: 0.10
Profanity: 60
SAT Words: 1,045
Reading Level:7.6
Complexity Index: 109

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