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Final Negotiations A Story of Love, Loss, and Chronic Illness

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ISBN-10: 1566392713

ISBN-13: 9781566392716

Edition: N/A

Authors: Carolyn Ellis

List price: $34.95
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Description:

When Carolyn Ellis, a graduate student, and Gene Weinstein, her Professor, fell in love, he was experiencing the first stages of emphysema. As he became increasingly disabled and immobile, these two intensely connected partners fought to maintain their love and to live a meaningful life. They learned to negotiate ther daily lives in a way that enabled each of them to feel sufficiently autonomous-him not always like a patient and her not always like a caretaker. Writing as a sociologist, Ellis protrays their life together as a way to understand the complexities of romance, of living with a progressive illness, and, in the final negotiation and reversal of positions, of coping with the loss…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 1/27/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English