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Together: A Memoir of a Marriage and a Medical Mishap

Together: A Memoir of a Marriage and a Medical Mishap By Judy Goldman Together A Memoir of a Marriage and a Medical Mishap A routine procedure left novelist memoirist and poet Judy Goldman s husband paralyzed Together is her unforgettable account of the struggle to regain their normal life and a nuanced portrait

  • Title: Together: A Memoir of a Marriage and a Medical Mishap
  • Author: Judy Goldman
  • ISBN: 0385543948
  • Page: 124
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Together: A Memoir of a Marriage and a Medical Mishap By Judy Goldman A routine procedure left novelist, memoirist, and poet Judy Goldman s husband paralyzed Together is her unforgettable account of the struggle to regain their normal life and a nuanced portrait of a marriage tested When Judy Goldman s husband of almost four decades reads a newspaper ad for an injection to alleviate back pain, the outpatient procedure sounds like th A routine procedure left novelist, memoirist, and poet Judy Goldman s husband paralyzed Together is her unforgettable account of the struggle to regain their normal life and a nuanced portrait of a marriage tested When Judy Goldman s husband of almost four decades reads a newspaper ad for an injection to alleviate back pain, the outpatient procedure sounds like the answer to his longtime backaches But rather than restoring his tennis game, the procedure leaves him paralyzed from the waist down a phenomenon none of the doctors the family consults can explain Overnight, Goldman s world is turned upside down Though she has always thought of herself as the polite, demure wife opposite her strong, brave husband, Goldman finds herself thrown into a new role as his advocate, navigating byzantine hospital policies, demanding and refusing treatments, seeking solutions to help him win back his independence Along the way, Goldman flashes back to her memories of their life together As she tries envision her family s future, she discovers a new, resilient version of herself Together is a story of the life we imagine versus the life we lead an elegant and empathetic meditation on partnership, aging, and, of course, love Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover
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    1. Christina Kline on said:

      Part love story, part medical mystery, TOGETHER explores the rich terrain of a marriage during a period fraught with uncertainty and stress Ultimately, this memoir is a celebration of what truly matters in life the power of love, the importance of forgiveness, and the necessity of accepting that some things remain unknowable.

    2. Rhonda Lomazow on said:

      A heart wrenching memoir a happy marriage life suddenly a simple medical procedure goes wrong their world turns upside down,Judy Goldman shares with us memories of their lives before now a peek into their decades long marriage nowcoping with a life they never expected.Thanks to Doubleday edelweiss for advance copy,

    3. Susan Kaplan on said:

      This is a magnificent story of love and resilience when the unthinkable happens.Judy Goldman s husband, Henry, has his second spinal epidural injection in an attempt to ease his back pain pain he has from spinal stenosis As I read this, waves of terror rolled over me, as I have had several similar injections in and around my hypermobile sacroiliac joint, done by a physiatrist, the same kind of specialist who injected Henry Goldman Luckily, my doctor is extremely skilled and I have never expe Thi [...]

    4. Abigail DeWitt on said:

      This exquisite memoir will break your heart and restore it in a single sentence it will make you weep and it will make you laugh out loud Judy Goldman was a poet before she became a novelist and memoirist and it shows every sentence is gorgeous and true, a revelation not just of her heart, but of the depth and honesty and courage that is available to each of us when we pay attention to life This story of a long, rich marriage and of the terrifying mishap that occurred during a routine medi This [...]

    5. Darnell on said:

      I read Judy Goldman s latest memoir, Together A Memoir of a Marriage and a Medical Mishap, before it was accepted for publication, and I knew then what a lot of readers are about to learn it is brilliant I have seen George Singleton s wonderful blurb I agree with him If you are going to read one memoir, this should be the one If you are young and in love, if you are older and thinking of assisted living, if you just love a good, well told story, read this story This is the recounting of a I read [...]

    6. Cynthia on said:

      Very moving, and somewhat mercifully short To be published February 2019 Very appreciative to Doubleday and Edelweiss for an early copy.

    7. Candy on said:

      This is a reminder of how quickly life can change and how important it is to have the love and support of friends and family Goldman is very honest about the stress of caregiving.

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