Tangles A Story About Alzheimers, My Mother and Me GN (2012) comic books
1st printing. Story and art by Sarah Leavitt. What do you do when your outspoken, passionate, and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? In this powerful memoir, Sarah Leavitt reveals how Alzheimer disease transformed her mother, Midge, and her family forever. In spare black-and-white drawings and clear, candid prose, Sarah shares her family journey through a harrowing range of emotion - shock, denial, hope, anger, frustration - all the while learning to cope, and managing to find moments of happiness. Tangles confronts the complexity of dementia and ultimately releases a knot of memories and dreams to reveal a bond between a mother and a daughter that will never come apart. Softcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.