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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Alzheimer's : A Love Story
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'When the last of Vivienne Ulman's four children left home, she and her husband were poised to enjoy their freedom. Then, her mother's Alzheimer's intervened.

'In Alzheimer's: A Love Story, Ulman records with tender lyricism and searing honesty the progress of her mother's Alzheimer's, her own grief over the gradual loss of her beloved mother, and the way in which her parents' enduring love for each other sustained them.

'Into this she weaves an account of her family's history, in particular her father's rise from farm boy to confidant of prime ministers - achievements made possible by the loving strength of the woman by his side. In a reversal of roles, he amply returned this support.

'This inspiring Australian story is a tale for the sandwich generation, squeezed on one side by concerns for their children and on the other by anxiety about their parents. It is about illness, grief, and hardship, but it is also about love, determination, and joy.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Carlton North, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Scribe , 2009 .
      Extent: 212p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: October 2009.
      ISBN: 9781921640001 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

How We're Hooked on Hurt Jane Sullivan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 14 August 2010; (p. 26)
2 of Us : Vivienne Ulman and Saul Same Vivienne Ulman , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 10 April 2010; (p. 12)
Age and the Power of Love Julia Stirling , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 23 January 2010; (p. 27)

— Review of Alzheimer's : A Love Story Vivienne Ulman , 2009 single work autobiography
Alzheimer's : A Love Story Max Oliver , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher , November vol. 89 no. 4 2009; (p. 37)

— Review of Alzheimer's : A Love Story Vivienne Ulman , 2009 single work autobiography
Retaining the Memory of Love in the Face of Alzheimer's Disease Chantal Abitbol , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News , 23 October vol. 76 no. 5 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of Alzheimer's : A Love Story Vivienne Ulman , 2009 single work autobiography
Non-Fiction Books Lesley Synge , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 - 29 November 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of Alzheimer's : A Love Story Vivienne Ulman , 2009 single work autobiography
Retaining the Memory of Love in the Face of Alzheimer's Disease Chantal Abitbol , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News , 23 October vol. 76 no. 5 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of Alzheimer's : A Love Story Vivienne Ulman , 2009 single work autobiography
Age and the Power of Love Julia Stirling , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 23 January 2010; (p. 27)

— Review of Alzheimer's : A Love Story Vivienne Ulman , 2009 single work autobiography
Alzheimer's : A Love Story Max Oliver , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher , November vol. 89 no. 4 2009; (p. 37)

— Review of Alzheimer's : A Love Story Vivienne Ulman , 2009 single work autobiography
2 of Us : Vivienne Ulman and Saul Same Vivienne Ulman , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 10 April 2010; (p. 12)
How We're Hooked on Hurt Jane Sullivan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 14 August 2010; (p. 26)
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