Description - My Father's Keeper by Jonathan Silin
My Father's Keeper is the moving story of Jonathan Silin, a gay man in midlife who learned to care for his elderly parents as a series of life-threatening illnesses forced them to make the difficult transition from being independent to being reliant on their son. Their new needs and unrelenting demands brought parents and child into intimate daily contact and radically transformed what had been a distant and emotionally fraught relationship.
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Author Biography - Jonathan Silin
Jonathan G. Silin, a member of the graduate faculty at Bank Street College of Education in New York, has published articles in "Harvard Educational Review, Teachers College Record, " and "Educational Theory, " as well as in more popular periodicals such as "Newsday, The Chronicle of Higher Education, " and "Education Week." He is the author of "Sex, Death, and the Education of Children, " coeditor of "Putting the Children First, " and coproducer of "Children Talk About AIDS." "From the Hardcover edition."