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Successfully Surviving a Brain Injury: A Family Guidebook, From the Emergency Room to Selecting a Rehabilitation Facility
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This is an easy-to-read guidebook for families thrust into the confusing world of brain injury. It teaches readers the basics of brain injury. It guides them step-by-step through the recovery process. It provides the practical information they need to handle insurance, financial, legal, family and personal issues. Finally, it tells how one couple created a fulfilling new life after a brain injury.
Shared Emptiness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 224,010. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A portrait of the harrowing despair and remarkable courage of a middle-class family tormented beyond endurance by a mindless act of violence. Chris Carter, at 24, a medical student, had it all. Good looks, intelligence, a winning personality, a loving family. His girlfriend, Louise, was his dream girl, and he had everything ahead of him, everything to live for.... Until he was mugged....
Till the Cows Come Home - A must-read for anyone dealing with Brain Injury
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,090. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of how J.T. Blakemore took an ill-advised ride in a ’59 Hot Rod Chevy in 1963 and regained consciousness twenty-eight days later. He was 21 years old. “You might say I threw my life away for a dozen cans of beer. The prognosis was simple: brain damage. The effects were not so simple. Not by a long shot.”
SEIZE HOPE: Just a Brainstorm on an otherwise Sunny Day
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
A non-fiction book about Epilepsy unlike all others: this is an upbeat read; the theme of this book is HOPE. Readers both recently diagnosed or life-long living with a Seizure Disorder; you quickly realize the value of an Author pouring our her soul on the pages with first hand experiences: a how to guide to living life well, not defined by Epilepsy. Internet-linked.
Within
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Trinity Hartell’s life changed after the accident. But then she starts writing. Perhaps it’s a coincidence that the psychotic, murderous protagonist of her novel bears a striking similarity to the charming Wiley Dalton, a mayoral candidate in the upcoming election. Or, perhaps not...
The P Plate Factor
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Price: Free! Words: 18,740. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Statistics show that a 17 year old driver is four times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than a driver over 26 years. Driving at night, with friends, significantly increases the risk. 17 year old Elias Yousif was involved in a high speed crash in 2008. He was critically injured, snatched from the jaws of death by paramedics. He beat The P Plate Factor. Many others don’t.
The Luria Transform
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A neuroscientist struggling to save his brain-damaged, comatose fiancee makes a discovery leading to a confrontation with an accident at the dawn of human consciousness which threatens to destroy all of human history.
Delayed Action Mind Bomb & Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,940. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What do you do when the lizards have landed? Who was the third man in Dr. Gonzo's suite? What happens to artificial intelligences? Are dragons edible? Why are there no more leprechauns? What did Fu Manchu do when he got back from hell? How are phoenixes born? And what, exactly, is a "Mind Bomb"? These and sundry other timeless questions asked & answered in this collection of thirty-one new works.
Brain Damaged “Their Stories, My Journey”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,080. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Speech-Language Pathologist Lydia Winslow writes a candid account of her lifelong career as a speech-language pathologist. In her heartfelt memoir, she provides insight into her professional and personal life and the important role of caretaker that she’s played in patient recovery and esteem, including the daily experiences, challenges, and triumphs of SLPs, and the patients whom they treat.
To Slay a Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Russell Banner is a military vet. In his senior years life is mundane, except for Fridays at the VFW. Shane’s had work troubles. Today his problems escalate, and his life takes a complete turnaround learning a family member has died. Homeless for the past 30 years, James Fredrickson is offered an opportunity at gaining supernatural abilities, tying together the lives of these three characters.