The Resource After the stroke: : a journal, May Sarton, (ebook)

After the stroke: : a journal, May Sarton, (ebook)

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After the stroke: : a journal
Title
After the stroke:
Title remainder
a journal
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May Sarton
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Language
eng
Summary
An intimate and uplifting memoir chronicling May Sarton's efforts to regain her health, art, and sense of self after suffering from a stroke Feeling cut off and isolated-from herself most of all-after suffering a stroke at age 73, May Sarton began a journal that helped her along the road to recovery. She wrote every day without fail, even if illness sometimes prevented her from penning more than a few lines. ̀From her sprawling house off the coast of Maine, Sarton shares the quotidian details of her life in the aftermath of what her doctors identified as a small brain hemorrhage. What they did not tell her was the effect it would have on her life and work. Sarton's journal is filled with daily accounts of the weather, her garden, beloved pets, and her concerns about losing psychic energy and no longer feeling completely whole. A woman who had always prized her solitude, Sarton experiences feelings of intense loneliness. When overwhelmed by the past, she tries to find comfort in soothing remembrances of her travels, and struggles to learn to live moment by moment. As Sarton begins to regain her strength, she rejoices in the life "recaptured and in all that still lies ahead." ̀Interspersed with heartfelt recollections about fellow poets and aspiring writers who see in Sarton a powerful muse, this is a wise and moving memoir about life after illness
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Midwest
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Sarton, May
Dewey number
818.5
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Sarton, May
  • Authors, American
  • Cerebrovascular disease
Target audience
adult
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After the stroke: : a journal, May Sarton, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504017930
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552789
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remote
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11552789
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MWT11552789
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
After the stroke: : a journal, May Sarton, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504017930
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552789
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11552789
System control number
MWT11552789
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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