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1. Art from Adversity A Life with Bipolar (Large Print 16pt) - Anne Therese Naylor

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Art from Adversity shines the spotlight on mental illness, in particular, bipolar disorder. It provides an insight into what it is like to become mentally ill, to ascend into mania, free fall into depression, and finally emerge profoundly changed by the experience. Art from Adversity: A Life with Bipolar is Anne Therese Naylor's memoir and information guide to mental illness. She provides insights into what it is like to become mentally ill and what it takes to become well. Her artworks, both on the cover and woven throughout the book, illustrate the creativity that can come from adversity. With messages demonstrating that everyone knows someone affected by mental illness, and that positive things can be born from adversity, this book encourages all of us that education about mental illness is the key to understanding and freedom. This book will strongly appeal to lovers of memoir, practical advice, and anyone who knows someone with a mental illness.

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2. Fair Cop (Large Print 16pt) - Christine Nixon, Jo Chandler

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Jo Chandler is a senior writer with The Age, writing in-depth reports and analysis across a broad spectrum of topics, with particular interests in humanitarian and women's issues, aid and development, Indigenous affairs, and climate change, about which she has recently written a book, Feeling the Heat. She lives in Melbourne and has two teenage children.

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3. Unwanted Love Story My True Love Story - Herb Nolan

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Born in the Depression years of the thirties in Vancouver, B.C. As a boy, he was shifted from parent to parent and attended eleven different schools over twelve years and graduated from King George High School, where he spent the last four years before graduating. Spent thirty years of his life working for the Burlington Northern Railroad in Vancouver. He and his wife raised four children and still reside in an area called North Vancouver.

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4. Soul Repair Recovering from Moral Injury After War (Large Print 16pt) - Rita Nakashima Brock, Gabriella Lettini

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The first book to explore the idea and effect of moral injury on veterans, their families, and their communities.
Although veterans make up only 7 percent of the U.S. population, they account for an alarming 20 percent of all suicides. And although treatment of post - traumatic stress disorder has undoubtedly alleviated suffering and allowed many service members returning from combat to transition to civilian life, the suicide rate for veterans under thirty has been increasing. Research by Veterans Affairs health professionals and veterans' experiences now suggest an ancient but unaddressed wound of war may be a factor: moral injury. This deep - seated sense of moral transgression includes feelings of shame, meaninglessness, and remorse from having violated core moral beliefs. Soul Repair will help veterans, their families, members of their communities, and chaplains to understand the impact of war on the consciences of healthy people, to support the recovery of moral conscience in society, and to restore veterans to civilian life. When a society sends people off to war, it must accept responsibility for returning them home to peace.

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5. A "Victim's View" of Age Related Macular Degeneration - Emmitt J Nelson

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