Children of Jonah

Personal Stories by Survivors of Suicide Attempts

James T. Clemons

A unique collection of deeply moving stories by survivors of suicide attempts who decided to choose life instead. With a foreword by singer-songwriter, Judy Collins, herself a survivor of a suicide attempt
Date Published :
November 2001
Publisher :
Capital Books
Series :
Capital Cares
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781892123541
Pages : 288
Dimensions : 8.5 X 5.5 inches
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$5.00

Overview
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Family, friends, and even therapists, can catch only glimpses of the intense pain, self-doubt, ethical probing, and theological questioning those attempting suicide undergo. "Children of Jonah" offers insight into this frightening inner world and a more wholesome understanding for all who have witnessed it from within. These inspiring stories convey suicide survivors’ indomitable strength in spite of overwhelming depression, loss of self-image and the will to live. Contributors include an African American multi-attempter, now a Ph.D. student in psychology at UCLA; a middle-aged author, the son of missionaries; a psychiatrist and survivor of seven attempts, and many more.

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