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Across the Chasm: A Caregivers Story Naomi L. Zikmund-fisher

Across the Chasm: A Caregivers Story

Naomi L. Zikmund-fisher

Published February 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780964735224
Paperback
176 pages
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 About the Book 

Many fine books have been written by bone marrow or stem cell transplant survivors, but Across the Chasm: A Caregivers Story offers a unique glimpse of the transplant experience - as seen through the eyes of a caregiver. Twenty-seve-year-old NaomiMoreMany fine books have been written by bone marrow or stem cell transplant survivors, but Across the Chasm: A Caregivers Story offers a unique glimpse of the transplant experience - as seen through the eyes of a caregiver. Twenty-seve-year-old Naomi Zikmund-Fisher was six months pregnant with her first child when she learned that her husband needed a bone marrow transplant. In the two years that followed, she grappled with the fear, exhaustion, anger, uncertainty, exhilaration and disappointments that are the core of the caregivers experience.Across the Chasm chronicles Zikmund-Fishers day-to-day life, as she struggled to care for her husband, raise a young child, and maintain her sanity. With humor and candor, she offers a vivid picture of the emotions and challenges caregivers face.