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WHEN YOU GROW OLD, WHEN YOUR BODY BECOMES ITS OWN WORST ENEMY, WHAT HAPPINESS CAN POSSIBLY REMAIN?

Lily Gilbert is pissed. She’s lost one leg to diabetes, and the next infection could kill her. She enters a nursing home ready to flout authority and kick administrative butt until the chill realities of institutionalization nearly flatten her. She soon calls it the Fun House...more
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Published July 13th 2011 by Mycomm One
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Donna
"Fun House Chronicles" focuses on the love and anguish of a mother (Lily) and daughter (Sylvia) as the aging Lily's medical condition forces her entry into a nursing home. The experience is described realistically through several different points of view; as Lily loses her prized independence and privacy, she also gains from staff skills and the forging of new relationships. The emotions of Sylvia, particularly her guilt, and her reluctant assumption of a decision making role will be very famili...more
Melanie
Having read Lessons Of Evil and following the author for years on her blog I couldn't wait to read her latest release. I wasn't sure what to think of the nursing home setting when I read the excerpts before the release but I am so glad I didn't let that prejudice me.

This book had me entranced by midway thru the second chapter. The characters were so well written that I was concerned what the end of the book would bring hoping that each one would be content with their fate. This story is a wonde...more
John Overman
If you are faced with long term care for yourself or a loved one READ THIS BOOK. The author has been there and knows how you feel and seasons the chore with humor, wisdom and information. And if you aren't faced with decisions about adult care, read it for a great bunch of characters in a story that takes you on a surprising journey..just like a trip through the fun house in the title.
Carole Richards
This one might worry you if you have a loved one facing a nursing home.But don't let that stop you. There's a lot of love and humor here -- not enough to be too pollyanna but enough to find the situation anything but hopeless.
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I really liked this book. My mother is nursing home age, not in one but has spent time for rehabilitation. I loved the honesty but also the humor in a subject that is very emotional.
Kelly
3.5 stars. Good characters, fast read.
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