The Resource Before the door closes : a daughter's journey with her alcoholic father, Judith Hall Simon, (ebook)

Before the door closes : a daughter's journey with her alcoholic father, Judith Hall Simon, (ebook)

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Before the door closes : a daughter's journey with her alcoholic father
Title
Before the door closes
Title remainder
a daughter's journey with her alcoholic father
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Judith Hall Simon
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Language
eng
Summary
Mind-altering drugs shackle her father to dementia. As if it were a holding pen for rotting trash, authorities in the nursing home system dispensed him to that dark cell. For the second time in their lives, Judy desperately searches for the answer to free her father. While growing up in an alcoholic environment, she struggled to find what drove him to drink. She was sure if she found it she could cure her father of alcoholism and make everyone happy. Judy finds the liberating key to his present imprisonment, but she cannot turn the lock until she revisits and reveals the shameful secret carefully and faithfully guarded for decades. While doing so, she confronts her fears and emotional wounds carved within a dysfunctional family. That is not enough, though, to rescue him, for the two are now ensnared by an unfamiliar adversary nursing home neglect and abuse that Judy must battle every day for her defenseless father. Through it all, she longs for him to believe he is and always was important, worthy, loved. Are you a child of an alcoholic? A caregiver of the elderly? A seeker of loves passages? This heart-gripping story shares pain and victory
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Midwest
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Simon, Judith Hall
Dewey number
362.2924
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Simon, Judith Hall
  • Alcoholics
  • Adult children of alcoholics
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Before the door closes : a daughter's journey with her alcoholic father, Judith Hall Simon, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781490808956
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12104816
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remote
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12104816
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MWT12104816
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Before the door closes : a daughter's journey with her alcoholic father, Judith Hall Simon, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781490808956
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12104816
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12104816
System control number
MWT12104816
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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