This true story brings to life the experiences of one large family before and after the onset of mental illness. Using a mix of narrative, photographs, emails and pictures of various cherished objects, the book takes the reader into the author's world of caring for her younger brother Paul, who suffered from schizophrenia and then lung cancer. qSo powerful and emotionalq Ann Cloonan, Director, Bedford Free Library, Bedford, NY... all got new, English-style racing bikes with three speeds and hand brakes as our big gifts, quite a change from our beat-up old Schwinns. ... Sheila and I held them for the service, filling in for the official godparents, who were back in the States. ... Mother would sit them in their twin stroller on the black and white marble tile hallway next to the kitchen, and Ia#39;d sit opposite them and dip the baby spoon. 26 ...
|Title||:||Shot In The Head A Sister's Memoir, A Brother's Struggle|
|Author||:||Katherine Flannery Dering|
|Publisher||:||Bridgeross Communications - 2014-03|