Need a last minute Gift? Use our Free Click & Collect Service on Thousands of Books

I'll Watch You Like a Hawk

by Joseph G Bonanno | 24 August 2004
PAPERBACK
Synopsis
After the depression, a young girl is born into an immigrant family. At age five, she is ironing and doing laundry while both her parents are out working. As she grows, she cannot make friends or venture into the world, her place is in the home, to iron, do laundry and to cook and clean. She wants to go to college cannot because education is reserved for her baby brother. Her wedding reception is cancelled because her uncle dies of a stroke. Later in life, her baby brother dies of a stroke. Her and her family take in her parents to live with them. Her mother dies first; leaving the father that prevented her from going to college. Eventually she becomes a grandmother and after her husband dies; she only lives for her grandchildren. One Christmas Eve as she and her grandchildren anticipate the arrival of Santa Clause, she is the victim of a sudden stroke, but a very unkind stroke, one that leaves her incapable of walking or talking. Suddenly, this strong-willed grandmother is living in a wheelchair, unable to provide basic care for herself and unable to meaningfully interact with those around her. type of person that the unkind stroke affected. This book discusses the struggles, effects and impressions on all of those around the stroke victim and acknowledges that although the stroke affects the victim, that the victim is not the only victim. And through the darkness of it all, there is light, there is laughter, there are memories being made until finally at the end, there is enough love and presence of mind to understand the sign of the Hawk.
€20.62
61 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days (Delivery may be delayed during Christmas season)
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

Synopsis
After the depression, a young girl is born into an immigrant family. At age five, she is ironing and doing laundry while both her parents are out working. As she grows, she cannot make friends or venture into the world, her place is in the home, to iron, do laundry and to cook and clean. She wants to go to college cannot because education is reserved for her baby brother. Her wedding reception is cancelled because her uncle dies of a stroke. Later in life, her baby brother dies of a stroke. Her and her family take in her parents to live with them. Her mother dies first; leaving the father that prevented her from going to college. Eventually she becomes a grandmother and after her husband dies; she only lives for her grandchildren. One Christmas Eve as she and her grandchildren anticipate the arrival of Santa Clause, she is the victim of a sudden stroke, but a very unkind stroke, one that leaves her incapable of walking or talking. Suddenly, this strong-willed grandmother is living in a wheelchair, unable to provide basic care for herself and unable to meaningfully interact with those around her. type of person that the unkind stroke affected. This book discusses the struggles, effects and impressions on all of those around the stroke victim and acknowledges that although the stroke affects the victim, that the victim is not the only victim. And through the darkness of it all, there is light, there is laughter, there are memories being made until finally at the end, there is enough love and presence of mind to understand the sign of the Hawk.
€20.62
61 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days (Delivery may be delayed during Christmas season)
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781418428471
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 24/08/2004
Categories - All, Books, Fiction, Fiction A to Z, Contemporary Fiction
No. of Pages - 388
Weight - 598
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 0
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

Delivery And Returns

Please Note: Items in our extended range may take longer to deliver. Delivery in 5-7 Days

Place an order for over €10 to receive free delivery to anywhere in Ireland and the UK! See our Delivery Charges section below for a full breakdown of shipping costs for all destinations.

 (Delivery may be delayed during Christmas season)

 

Delivery Charges

  Ireland & UK* Europe & USA Australia & Canada Rest of World
Under €10 €3.80 €10 €15 €25
Over €10
Free €10 €15 €25

*Free delivery on all orders over €10 - only applies to order total.

All orders will be delivered by An Post.