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Bits and Pieces: A Shrunken Life

Barry Blackwell

Published by Xlibris Corporation
ISBN 10: 147972436X / ISBN 13: 9781479724369
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Title: Bits and Pieces: A Shrunken Life

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Hardcover

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Hardcover. 608 pages. Dimensions: 9.4in. x 6.1in. x 1.6in.Gathered like flotsam from an ocean of experience, Bits and Pieces of a Psychiatrists Life is a memoir told in thought-provoking essays, poems, short stories, and scientific articles chosen for lay readers. An innovative format provides thirty-one pieces covering personal and professional themes which include bits of differing lengths and styles. Barry Blackwell creates a mosaic from some of the most exciting moments in the history of psychiatry and melds them in kaleidoscopic fashion with his various professional and personal roles. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781479724369

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Synopsis: Gathered like flotsam from an ocean of experience, Bits and Pieces of a Psychiatrist's Life is a memoir told in thought-provoking essays, poems, short stories, and scientific articles chosen for lay readers. An innovative format provides thirty-one pieces covering personal and professional themes which include "bits" of differing lengths and styles. Barry Blackwell creates a mosaic from some of the most exciting moments in the history of psychiatry and melds them in kaleidoscopic fashion with his various professional and personal roles.

About the Author: An almost retired psychiatrist (s “shrunk”) with a varied and distinguished career as a clinician, teacher, researcher, advocate, late-life seminary student, author and poet. Born in England, raised in India and a citizen of America for forty years, living and shivering in Milwaukee. Former rugby player, university oarsman and soldier, trained as a sanitary inspector and serving in every rank of the British Army from private to major. Married to Kathie Eilers, a Lucy Stoner, nurse administrator and chief executive of a retirement community. Father to four children and grandfather to five. Keen gardener and creative cook.

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