An Extra Pair of Hands – Signed Copy

Kate Mosse

ISBN: 9781788162616S

£12.99

Signed hardback copy of An Extra Pair of Hands: A Story of Caring, Ageing and Everyday Acts of Love by Kate Mosse

First Edition, First Printing

Hand signed by Kate Mosse to the title page

In stock

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Description

As our population ages, more and more of us find ourselves caring for parents and loved ones – some 8.8 million people in the UK. An invisible army of carers holding families together.

Here, Kate Mosse tells her personal story of finding herself as a carer in middle age: first, helping her mother look after her beloved father through Parkinson’s, then supporting her mother in widowhood, and finally as ‘an extra pair of hands’ for her 90-year-old mother-in-law.

This is a story about the gentle heroism of our carers, about small everyday acts of tenderness, and finding joy in times of crisis. It’s about juggling priorities, mind-numbing repetition, about guilt and powerlessness, about grief, and the solace of nature when we’re exhausted or at a loss. It is also about celebrating older people, about learning to live differently – and think differently about ageing. But most of all, it’s a story about love.

Further Information

Format Hardback
Publisher Profile Books Ltd
Published 03/06/2021
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