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Writing Out The Storm

Author : Barbara Abercrombie
ISBN : 1429970030
Genre : Self-Help
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This powerful and deeply inspirational handbook is for anyone coping with serious illness or injury-be it theirs or that of a loved one-who wants and needs to help themselves through the healing process. Offering her own experience with breast cancer, as well as stories from other authors who have suffered from illnesses or severe injuries-from Stephen King to Lance Armstrong-Abercrombie encourages readers to write what is in their hearts and to benefit from the power of shared experience. Using writing as therapy, Writing Out the Storm is a book about healing the soul.

Reading And Writing Cancer How Words Heal

Author : Susan Gubar
ISBN : 9780393246995
Genre : Health & Fitness
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An important addition to the literature of cancer by an award-winning scholar and memoirist. Elaborating upon her “Living with Cancer” column in the New York Times, Susan Gubar helps patients, caregivers, and the specialists who seek to serve them. In a book both enlightening and practical, she describes how the activities of reading and writing can right some of cancer’s wrongs. To stimulate the writing process, she proposes specific exercises, prompts, and models. In discussions of the diary of Fanny Burney, the stories of Leo Tolstoy and Alice Munro, numerous memoirs, novels, paintings, photographs, and blogs, Gubar shows how readers can learn from art that deepens our comprehension of what it means to live or die with the disease. From a writer whose own memoir, Memoir of a Debulked Woman: Enduring Ovarian Cancer, was described by the New York Times Book Review as “moving and instructive…and incredibly brave,” this volume opens a path to healing.

Breast Cancer Recurrence And Advanced Disease

Author : Barbara L. Gordon
ISBN : 9780822392910
Genre : Health & Fitness
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At age 42, Barbara L. Gordon was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer. Two years later, it appeared that the cancer had metastasized. Along with her oncologist and other experts, Gordon has written the book that she wished she had as she faced late-stage breast cancer and the prospect of dying from the disease. Filled with information and advice, and designed to enable informed decisions and improved quality of life, this comprehensive guide gathers in one place authoritative medical information about recurrence and late-stage breast cancer, and it addresses the practical, emotional, spiritual, and interpersonal aspects of dying and death. This indispensable book aids those diagnosed with recurrent or late-stage breast cancer, those wanting to reduce the chance of a recurrence, and those with other types of late-stage cancer. It is also a valuable resource for healthcare professionals, friends, and family members. Topics covered include * Types of recurrence, their symptoms, and ways of minimizing the chance of a recurrence * Diagnostic tests, potential surgeries, and treatments to manage late-stage cancer * Getting the best care, evaluating complementary therapies, and alleviating pain and depression * Cessation of treatment and what one may experience as the disease progresses * End-of-life issues including dealing with financial and legal matters, communicating with loved ones and hospice workers, and planning memorial services Breast Cancer Recurrence and Advanced Disease includes a glossary of medical terms, appendices on nutrition and integrative health centers, and links to current Web sites addressing matters such as clinical trials, patients' rights, and medical expenses.

Surviving Hitler S War

Author : H. Vaizey
ISBN : 9780230289901
Genre : History
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Telling the stories of mothers, fathers and children in their own words, Vaizey recreates the experience of family life in Nazi Germany. From last letters of doomed soldiers at Stalingrad to diaries kept by women trying to keep their families alive in cities under attack, the book vividly describes family life under the most extreme conditions.

Writing As A Way Of Healing

Author : Louise A. DeSalvo
ISBN : 0807072435
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Highly acclaimed author and teacher Louise DeSalvo offers the first detailed writing program designed for healing. DeSalvo shows how anyone can use writing as a way to overcome the emotional and physical wounds that arn an inevitable part of life. She culls journals, diaries, letters, and works of dozens of famouns writers and students of the craft to illustrate how people "change physically and psychologically when they work on projects that grow from a deep, authentic place." With insight and with, she illuminates how the writing process has transformed authors such as Virginia Woolf, Henry Miller, Audre Lorde, and Isabel Allende. WRITING AS A WAY OF HEALING gives valuable advice and practical techniques to guide and inpsire both experienced and beginning writers.

Something About The Author

Author : Thomson Gale
ISBN : 0787688061
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 45. 87 MB
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Series covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs.

Books In Print 2004 2005

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ISBN : 0835246477
Genre : Literature
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Run For Your Life

Author : Barbara Abercrombie
ISBN : 0449206696
Genre : Fiction
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A recently remarried mother of three teenagers, intent on running a full marathon and on writing a serious suspense novel, finds herself and her children the targets of a possible murderer

Peace In The Storm

Author : Maureen Pratt
ISBN : 0307423778
Genre : Religion
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In this practical and spiritual guide, she shares how she navigates through the frustrations, fears, and complexities of living with chronic pain and illness. Using a combination of Bible passages, her own observations and insights, and prayer, Pratt provides help on issues that include dealing with isolation, coping with medical expenses, and learning to say no. Written with unstinting honesty and humor, Peace in the Storm will help readers identify their own spiritual and physical needs.


Author : John W. Cassidy
ISBN : 9780738212470
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Offering stories from patients with traumatic brain injuries and detailing the ways their families have coped with the changes in their loved one, the reality of this disability, how it originates, the ways it affects behavior, and the newest treatments for addressing TBI is examined by a renowned neuropsychiatrist and former Harvard Medical School professor. Original.

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