Dance Me to the End

By Alison Acheson,

Book cover of Dance Me to the End: Ten Months and Ten Days with ALS

Book description

"A mesmerizing memoir by a talented writer on coming to terms with the unexpected." ―Library Journal

Marty, age 57, was given a preliminary diagnosis of ALS by his family doctor. Seven weeks later, the diagnosis was confirmed by a neurologist. Ten months and ten days later, Marty passed away.

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Why read it?

1 author picked Dance Me to the End as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This book is a heartbreaking work that is a comfort to anyone who is dealing with loss. Alison details the events of her life as she nursed her husband through his struggle with ALS. This is a very open and vulnerable piece of writing that will help provide readers with a blueprint for how to survive dark times.

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