New PDF release: Broken Glass: A Family's Journey Through Mental Illness

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By Robert Hine

ISBN-10: 0826339972

ISBN-13: 9780826339973

while Robert Hine's daughter, Elene, first confirmed indicators of disappointment as a bit woman, nobody dreamed she might develop as much as have a major character illness. As an early "baby boomer," Elene reached youth and younger womanhood in the middle of the counterculture years. Her father, a revered professor of yank historical past on the collage of California, stocks the tale of his family's fight to maintain Elene on course and sensible, to work out her via her issues with delusions, drugs, and at last to assist her elevate her personal children.

Candid in its portrayal of the ache Elene and her mom and dad continued and the stumbling efforts of medical professionals and hospitals, Hine's tale can also be beneficiant and encouraging. inspite of incredible problems, Elene and her father preserved their courting and survived.

"My daughter has given me permission to head forward with the hassle, [but] i do know she may react rather another way to the various occasions. the place I felt disappointment and dejection, she in all likelihood felt unencumber and exultation. the place I felt helplessness, she potentially felt in satisfied keep an eye on. the place I observed confusion and fantasy, she could have noticeable objective and stability. this isn't the tale she may inform. it's completely mine, exclusively the point of view of 1 guy, completely a father's emotions approximately his daughter." - from Robert Hine's Preface to damaged Glass


Robert V. Hine is a exceptional historian retired from UC Riverside and now affiliated with collage of California, Irvine. he's the writer of 2 memoirs, damaged Glass (UNM Press) and moment Sight, in addition to a variety of heritage publications.

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