The Moon in the Water: Reflections on an Aging Parent

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Named a Best Book of 2008 by Library Journal In a series of moving vignettes, the author begins by describing a particular representation of Water-Moon Kuan Yin, a Buddhist teacher and goddess associated with compassion, who often sits on a precarious overhang or floats on a flimsy petal. Then Kuan Yin steps out of the frame to join the author in the mundane challenges of caring for her father-transferring his health insurance, struggling with a wheelchair van, managing adult diapers, or playing in the fictions of ...

The Moon in the Water: Reflections on an Aging Parent 2008, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826515865

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The Moon in the Water: Reflections on an Aging Parent 2008, Vanderbilt University Press (TN), Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826515872

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