Cast Me Not Off When I Am OldiUniverse. 2004
"Cast Me Not Off" helps the elderly and those who care for them make choices to maximize the quality of life in later years. Part I contains housing options and questions to consider when contemplating each choice. Part II contains vignettes from nursing homes to help family and staff learn how to reach out to residents. Part III contains readings and prayers that will be useful for the frail elderly and their caretakers.
Nicole KidmanVintage. 2008
From the brilliant film historian and critic David Thomson, a book that reinvents the star biography in a singularly illuminating portrait of Nicole Kidman—and what it means to be a top actress today. At once life story, love letter, and critical analysis, this is not merely a book about who Kidman is but about what she is—in our culture and in our minds, on- and offscreen. Tall, Australian, one of the striking beauties of the world, Nicole Kidman is that rare modern phenomenon—an authentic...
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