is a field guide to this foreign landscape -- a help and a
Writing from her
experience as a therapist and drawing from interviews with
families and older people, Mary Pipher offers us scenarios to
bridge the communication gap.
And in these
poignant and hopeful stories of real children, adults,
and elders are the secrets to mutual understanding. With her
inimitable combination of respect and realism, Pipher gets
inside the minds, hearts, and bodies of men and women in their
seventies, eighties and nineties.
And we begin to
understand that the landscape of age is truly that of Another