Pip Desmond

Pip Desmond lives in Wellington where she works as a writer, editor and oral historian. Massey University Press published Song for Rosaleen, a memoir of her mother’s struggle with dementia, in 2018. She is also the author of the award-winning Trust: A True Story of Women and Gangs. Pip was born in Dunedin in 1955.

Books
May 7, 2018

The Monday Extract: Losing Mum to dementia

An excerpt from Pip Desmond's best-selling memoir about her mother's descent into dementia.

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