Skip to Content

Arena

Catalogue Record Detail

Catalogue Record details
Help
0008232628
Hardback:The songaminute man, how music brought my father home again:2018 The songaminute man, how music brought my father home again
Cover
Author: McDermott
Publication year: 2018
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: HQ
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
Loading...
Available: 2
No. of reservations: 0
Description:
The nostalgic memoir of a young man, eldest of 14, growing up in 40s Wolverhampton. The heartbreaking true account of his son struggling to come to terms with his father's dementia. A tribute to the unbreakable bond between father and son. When Simon McDermott first noticed his dad Ted's sudden flares of temper and fits of forgetfulness, he couldn't have guessed what lay ahead. Then came the devastating, inevitable diagnosis. As Ted retreated into his own world, Simon and his mum Linda desperately tried to reach him until at last: an idea. Turning the ignition in his mum's little runaround, Simon hit play on Ted's favourite song 'Quando Quando Quando'. And like that, they were just two mates driving around Blackburn, singing at the top of their lungs. Simon filmed their adventure, uploaded the video to YouTube and woke up to messages, tweets and his phone ringing off the hook.

Availability

Loading...
Reviews Be the first to review this title
Other titles by this Author
Help
Your Account
Help
Expand your search
Author
Category
Classification Code
Format type
Publication Year
Subject