The man he used to be : dementia and my mad dad (Book, 2019) []
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The man he used to be : dementia and my mad dad

The man he used to be : dementia and my mad dad

Author: Robyn Hollingworth
Publisher: London : Trapeze, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
Inadvertent cross-dressing. Attempted murder. Jail break. A waltz at a funeral. A hernia the size of Guernsey. Heartbreaking and darkly comic, these are the moments that litter the messy road from cared-for to carer, a journey that Robyn Hollingworth finds herself on when she's only twenty-five years old. Leaving London to return home to rural South Wales, Robyn finds that it's her old life - same teddy bears  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Diary
Journaux intimes
Named Person: Robyn Hollingworth
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn Hollingworth
ISBN: 9781409180029 1409180026
OCLC Number: 1112655184
Notes: Originally published: as My mad dad, 2018.
Description: v, 234 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Robyn Hollingworth.


The Man He Used to Be is a moving, darkly comic and ultimately uplifting diary of a daughter caring for her father, while trying to not lose herself.  Read more...


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This is a wonderful, brilliant book that also made me laugh. Robyn writes so honestly and normally. I fell in love with her mum and "mad" dad. VICTORIA DERBYSHIRE I cannot praise this book too highly Read more...

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