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Palo Alto Weekly

- August 22, 2014

Book Talk

UNTIL DEATH DO US PART ... Palo Alto author and artist Helen Park Bigelow has written a moving memoir and tribute to her husband, Ed Bigelow, in "Given Time: Living Our Last Months Together" (Fithian Press, McKinleyville). In a beautifully written story she retells, from diagnosis in Maui to final days back home in Palo Alto, the story of how she treasured their final days and coped with the changing medical status (with the help of family and friends). Many who lived in Palo Alto in the '60s and '70s will resonate with the description of times, people and places. The author published "David Park, Painter: Nothing Held Back" in 2009, just before her husband's death.

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