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Making Toast: A Family Story

Title

Making Toast: A Family Story

Publisher

Ecco

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780061825934

Pages

166 pages

Genre

memoir

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

When his daughter, Amy, collapses and dies from an asymptomatic heart condition, Rosenblatt and his wife leave their home on Long Island to move in with their son-in-law and their three young grandchildren. He peels back the layers on this most personal of losses to create a testament to familial love.

Grade Level

9-12; Adult

Topic

Family Relationships; Family member death; Kinship care; death of a mother; death of a daughter; grandparents living with grandchildren; grandparents looking after grandchildren

Main Character

adult male

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multigenerational

Keywords

doctor; surgeon; teacher; grief; parenting; hospital; aftermath; nicknames

Diversity Impact

direct

Making Toast: A Family Story

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