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That Went Well: Adventures in Caring for My Sister

2 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Terrell Harris Dougan

In this compassionate memoir, Dougan, humor columnist for 13 years penning Of All Things for theDeseret Newsin Utah, writes for the first time about her mentally disabled sister, Irene. After Irene was born in 1946, their parents decided that she would … see full wiki

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Author: Terrell Harris Dougan
Publisher: Hyperion
2 reviews about That Went Well: Adventures in Caring for...
review by . February 15, 2009
When someone offered to let me read this book, I nearly turned it down. The reviews I saw said it didn't have enough about the sister and some said that it didn't show the author's feelings enough... but I decided "what the heck" and decided to give it a read...    I was shocked by how much I enjoyed this book! The author has a very sarcastic voice and I loved that - it was a nice change of pace from some books I've read like this one where the spend so much time feeling sorry …
review by . February 18, 2009
I picked up this book as a part of the Amazon Vine program, in part because one of my sons has special needs and I thought it might be helpful to have a perspective on how that is for a sibling. I have to say as a caveat that the style of this book is quite different than what I usually like to read, and that did put me off a bit. But that's my own problem, and it shouldn't put anyone else off from the potential value of this story for the right readers.     The story is very …
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