When a car accident claims the lives of her husband and son, Kerry Taylor, a former ballet dancer, slips into a catatonic state. Her family’s last option is the Rosewood Clinic, where Dr. Michael Myatt has launched a controversial new therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder victims in the wake of 9/11. Framed around the seven distinct phases of Myatt’s radical “sympathy-based” therapy, in which the doctor tries to take on the actual physical feelings of the patient, the book explores the permeable boundaries between self and others. A colorful supporting cast of five lost souls adds poignancy and earthy humor to the story of Kerry’s gradual return to consciousness and long-suppressed grief. This powerful first novel examines the relationship between mind, body, and spirit, and sets Kerry’s recovery against a larger backdrop: the healing of damaged minds during a time of political and social upheaval.
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Book Description Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 2005. Softcover. Book Condition: Fine In Wraps. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title. A fine copy with the Victoria Butler Book Prize Finalist sticker affixed. 348 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 27060
Book Description Raincoast Bks., 2006. First Edition. SIGNED in person, a fine, new, soft-bound advance reading copy. Due to a tragic and terrible car accident that killed her husband and young son, Kerry Taylor has become catatonic and has withdrawn into her own little world. Kerry's mother, Arlene, is terribly worried about her daughter and admits her to the Rosewood Clinic where she will be part of a new, mostly untried, therapy advocated by Dr. Michael Myatt designed to help Post Traumatic Stress Disorder victims. While there Kerry encounters a ward full of memorable patients who are part of the PTSD wing, and the story becomes a humorous and tender account of the relationship between mind and body and the struggle of disturbed individuals to want to live and love again. Important and worth reading. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 6853
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Book Description Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 2006. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 348 pp. In photo illustrated card covers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002876