Rowing Without Oars: A Memoir of Living and Dying, Lindquist, Ulla-Carin

Rowing Without Oars: A Memoir of Living and Dying

Authors: Lindquist, Ulla-Carin
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: BIO026000, BIO022000, MED022000
ISBN: 9781440678639
Classification: Non-Fiction
Synopsis: Ulla-Carin Lindquist was happily married, with four adoring children and a successful career as a newscaster. All of that changed when her fiftieth birthday drew near, and she was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. In the face of this incurable, degenerative disease, Ulla kept a journal chronicling the last years of her life, not only for her children’s sake but also to help her cope with her impending death. As powerful and moving as books such as The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and Tuesdays with Morrie, Ulla’s unflinching account is an unforgettable reminder of how precious life really is.

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