Marlene Jaxon

Marlene Jaxon resides in Arizona, in a house she and her husband designed and built 25 years ago along with their melodious miniature schnauzer, Roxanne. She is the proud mother of a treasured daughter and a wonderful, new son-in-law. Although there are many things in Arizona to appreciate, the New Jersey native will always have ocean water in her soul and prefers to spend as much time as possible by the sea, in her adopted home state of California. Besides writing, her interests include sailing, world travel, hiking, archery, playing piano and guitar. Her latest book is "Jinxed!: Laughing in the Face of Alzheimer's."

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Jinxed!: Laughing in the Face of Alzheimer's
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Honu Publishing
November 2019
ISBN 1706496354
252 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

As a caregiver to her mother, "Jinx," author Marlene Jaxon discovered laughter and creativity to be her most powerful tools for easing the daily challenges of Alzheimer's disease. More/less

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