Mum is Losing her Grip

When parents grow old

Original Title: Mutti baut ab

original edition

Hardcover with jacket, 224 pages, 11.8 x 18.7 cm, 4.6 x 7.4 in.
ISBN: 978-3-442-39315-2
€ 12.00 [D] | € 12.40 [A] | CHF 16.50 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Mosaik Verlag

Date of publication: March 13, 2017
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Kester  Schlenz - Mum is Losing her Grip
 
 
 

 

Even in the final years of life everything is easier with a little humour!

Everything was still OK at Mum's 80th birthday in the restaurant of the Waldesruher Hof hotel – and now? "How are you, Mum?" "Bloody awful. I fell on my face at home." For her son Kester and his siblings this is the beginning of an odyssey through doctors' practices, insurances, hospitals and old-age homes. Traute Schlenz does not feel comfortable there – "There are only old people living here." But she bravely fights on in her own inimitable rough-and-ready way and – "Fuck you, Nursing Home" – with her rollator manages to get back on her feet again.

A book of encouragement for all concerned, disarmingly funny and touchingly candid!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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