I still do : loving and living with Alzheimer's /

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Main Author: Fox, Judith.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : powerHouse Books, 2009.
Edition:1st ed.
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Main Author:Fox, Judith.
Summary:

Three years into their marriage, Judith Fox's husband, Dr Edmund Ackell, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Over the next 10 years, she watched as the man who used to perform surgery, fly planes and run universities forgot how to make a phone call or what she had told him two minutes before. A poignant and beautiful portrait, this book puts a human face to the statistics, exploring the disease through Fox's intimate photographs and poetic writing. While the details of I Still Do are personal and unique, this candid story of illness, aging and love is universal.

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Physical Description:127 p. : col. ill. ; 25 x 27 cm.
ISBN:9781576875070 (hbk.)
1576875075 (hbk.)
Author Notes:

" Judith Fox has always had two careers- one as an artist and one as an entrepreneur. After working as a photographer, writer, and business executive in New York, Fox started a service company in Virginia that expanded in size and reputation and was eventually purchased by a New York Stock Exchange firm. After selling her company, she devoted herself full-time to photography. Widely exhibited on both coasts of the United States, Fox's photography is also in many private and public collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, and the Harry Ransom Center in Austin. Fox has been featured in dozens of newspaper and magazine articles and interviewed on numerous television and radio shows. Her NPR program, On the Job , ran in Virginia and Washington, D.C. She lives and works in California. Roy Flukinger is the Senior Research Curator of Photography and former Senior Curator of Photography and Film of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. He has published and lectured extensively in the fields of regional, cultural, and contemporary photography, and on the history

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