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Roads to Recovery: Inspiring Stories from Survivors of Illness, Accident and Loss (Paperback)Pamela Traynor (author)
Paperback Published: 01/07/1997
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Why does one person recover from serious illness or accident when, in very similar circumstances, another does not? This is the question which led Pamela Traynor to the people whose inspirational stories are told in ROADS TO RECOVERY. Their accounts of terrible accidents, illness - cancer and schizophrenia - and loss through death or torture reveal amazing determination on their part, and the sustaining power of loving supporters. How does a quadriplegic at sixteen become a highly successful business executive by the age of forty? How does a plane-crash victim told 'you'll never walk again' go on to become a fully qualified pilot? What are the mental strengths needed to fight and conquer cancer? How can victims of torture and persecution rebuild their lives and their optimism about human nature? The eloquent stories told in ROADS TO RECOVERY answer some of these questions, and further insights come from the views of medical experts on what is still a mysterious and complex area. The result is a book which will both inspire and inform us all, and specifically those whose lives have been touched by illness, accident or loss. Pamela Traynor is an award-winni
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Weight: 350 g
Dimensions: 196 x 131 x 19 mm
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