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A Timely Death
Price: Free! Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00)
Grace has a gorgeous home in the hills of Southern California, a loving husband and two grown daughters. But just as Grace begins to enjoy her newfound freedom, her kids and grandchildren move back into the house. Then, when her father dies suddenly, she must care for her ailing mother. Grace reaches her emotional brink, and the family is forced to make a controversial decision.
A Cry Unheard: New Insights into the Medical Consequences of Loneliness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Every year, millions of lonely people, unable to communicate with their fellow human beings, die broken-hearted, long before their time. It is a silent epidemic, says Dr. James Lynch, hailed by many of our nation's leading medical experts as a pioneer and visionary in the field of mind/body/interpersonal health. A groundbreaking work, A Cry Unheard connects loneliness and heart disease.
Pretty Piece of Work Vol. 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.50)
A collection of short stories from Shannon L. Arrant, featuring the four new stories Jasmine Forever, Chaos, Unity and The Truth as well as the previously released works Brilliance, Shadows of Self, Chameleon, and Canary in a Coal Mine.
Law and the Search for Community
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
This enduring study of law and organizations that change the community--the core relations of citizen and state--takes aim at real problems that resonate today and the limits of bureaucracy: health care, medical consent, pollution, special ed, care for the elderly and poor. A recognized sociolegal classic by a UCLA law prof, first published by Penn Press, now in digital edition with 2010 Foreword.
The Legacy: The Love of Mildreth and Clarence Levett
You set the price! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010 by Veenstra/Exploited Publishing Inc. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
After seventy-six years of life, the legacy, the bond between husband and wife, mother and daughter is about to end...
Caring for the Elderly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00)
Hun is ninety-some-odd years old and at the mercy of a bitter, controlling black woman hired by the family to keep their beloved relative at home till she dies. When Hun's two grand-nieces show up one fall morning for a visit, the caregiver cranks her meanness up a notch. She gets them told! Hun cries...
Life with the Ladies of Low Arvie
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The sequel to 'The Ladies of Low Arvie', this book tells the story of Low Arvie farm life from 2004 to 2010 in which we faced many more challenges on our Scottish farm and almost saw the end of our dream. More tales from the cow shed are interspersed with my journey to fulfil my dream to gain a University degree and the continuation of my filial duties to my mother, now ninety-two years of age.
Frances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
I first met this Frances at a nursing home where my daddy lived for awhile before he died. She walked up to me in the hall and asked should she give them milk with their food. Next time she asked me to bring her a trouble-free "itty-bitty baby." And then I found out that this Frances was a serial kidnapper of other patients' baby dolls. She reminded me of that other Frances, my deceased mother.
The Jewel of Genoa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
From "Matters Familiar." A retired cowgirl and her best friend resort to drugs, kidnapping, and interstate flight to escape the nursing home and reclaim their lives.
The Enduring Human Spirit: Thought-Provoking Stories on Caring for Our Elders
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Charles Tindell writes about the lives of real people. He then asks us to ponder thought-provoking questions about the meaning of these lives (and the meaning of our own lives as we grow older). We have many questions to answer: How do we deal with our parents’ aging and our own aging? What keeps a person’s spirit alive and growing?