Who would move in with their former mother-in-law? Jef Fall, for one, after a mild stroke left Nanana unable to manage on her own. Bugs in Her Tea takes you with Jef, his former wife Ann and Nanana on the ensuing adventure in caregiving. Humorous and difficult and moving--sometimes the days in Rutherford, New Jersey prove to be all three at once. Special challenges blossom, too: Nanana's possessiveness and reluctance to leave the house; the ex-spouses working closely together again; tensions between mother and daughter; a mystifying physical decline.
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Jef Fall, a graduateof Rutherford (N.J.) High, took degrees at Brown University and Rutgers, then worked for nearly twenty-four years as an academic librarian at Columbia University. He is currently preparing Orphans in a Promised Land, a compilation of 1,000+ Fall family letters from the 1800s, and has done extensive interviewing for oral history projects. Besides his former mother-in-law, he has helped others in their last days, and in retirement lives on the Lower Upper East Side of Manhattan, where he is refining plans toward his goal of visiting every county in the country.
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Book Description Hogdart Pr, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0966956001
Book Description Hogdart Press, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 966956001
Book Description Hogdart Press, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0966956001