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Rowing without oars

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Lindquist, Ulla-Carin, d. 2004, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Patients -- Biog
StatementUlla-Carin Lindquist ; translated by Margaret Myers.
GenreBiography.
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LC ClassificationsRC406.A24 L56 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL3421596M
ISBN 100670034754
LC Control Number2005042437

Book Rowing Without Oars by Ulla-Carin Lindquist A memoir about a former Swedish newscaster who is diagnosed with ALS. The book chronicles her joys and struggles as we see life through a woman with a terminal disease. The book is one you know from the start is not going to end happily, but you find nuggets of inspiration along with her.4/5.

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Rowing Without Oars is a journal kept by Swedish television news anchor Ulla-Carin Lindquist in the last several months of her life as she suffered from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

ALS is a neurodegenerative disease which means that it attacks the motor neurons in a person’s brain, leaving them more and more paralyzed as the disease progresses.

Rowing without Oars is the story of this final year. In writing striking for its honesty, simplicity and unexpected humour, Ulla-Carin describes how it feels to be losing control of her life, and to know that soon she will die and leave her beloved husband and children. The result is a heart-breaking book/5(19).

Read "Rowing Without Oars A Memoir of Living and Dying" by Ulla-Carin Lindquist available from Rakuten Kobo. Ulla-Carin Lindquist was happily married, with four adoring children and a successful career as a newscaster. All of tha 4/5. Rowing without Oars is the story of this final year. In writing striking for its honesty, simplicity and unexpected humour, Ulla-Carin describes how it feels to be losing control of her life, and to know that soon she will die and leave her beloved husband and children.

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Rowing without Oars is the story of this final year. In writing striking for its honesty, simplicity and unexpected humour, Ulla-Carin describes how it feels to be losing control of her life, and to know that soon she will die and leave her beloved husband and children.

The result is a heart-breaking : $ As powerful and moving as books like "Autobiography of a Face" and "Tuesdays with Morrie, Rowing without Oars" is an unforgettable work that explores the terror, embarrassment, and pain of illness as well as the universal themes of life, death, love, and the enduring importance of family.4/5(2).

About Rowing Without Oars. Ulla-Carin Lindquist was happily married, with four adoring children and a successful career as a newscaster. All of that changed when her fiftieth birthday drew near, and she was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Ulla-Carin Lindquist wrote Rowing without Oars after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The book is an autobiographic tale about her experiences with the illness until her very last days.

Rowing Without Oars: A Memoir of Living and Dying. Ulla-Carin Lindquist. Penguin, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 2 Reviews. Ulla-Carin Lindquist was happily married, with four adoring children and a successful career as a newscaster. All of that changed when her fiftieth birthday drew near, and she was diagnosed with ALS 4/5(2).

Author:Lindquist, Ulla-Carin. Rowing Without Oars. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ulla-Carin Lindquist. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number. Get this from a library. Rowing without oars. [Ulla-Carin Lindquist] -- The author, whose final years were marked by her struggle with Lou Gehrig's disease, recounts her efforts to document and bring meaning to her life as a way of preparing herself and her family for.

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As she neared her 50th birthday she realized that she was subtly losing strength in her hands. At the same time she found herself occasionally stumbling. Ulla-Carin Lindquist is the author of Rowing Without Oars ( avg rating, ratings, 56 reviews, published )4/5.

Rowing without Oars is the story of this final year. In writing striking for its honesty, simplicity and unexpected humour, Ulla-Carin describes how it feels to be losing control of her life, and to know that soon she will die and leave her beloved husband and children.

The result is a heart-breaking book.4/5(3). Ulla-Carin Lindquist was happily married, with four adoring children and a successful career as a newscaster. All of that changed when her fiftieth birthday drew near, and she was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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