Tell Me I'm Here

by Anne Deveson | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 0140098461 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingmeganhwing of Preston, Victoria Australia on 8/21/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by wingmeganhwing from Preston, Victoria Australia on Tuesday, August 21, 2007
A very moving story of the life of Anne Deveson's son who became schizophrenic at the age of 17.
"..the compelling story of Jonathon, a charming teenager who turns into a fearful and frightening young man; it is also the heart-rending story of a mother facing the realisation that her child is going mad".

I read this when my son was of a very similar age to Jonathon,and I became aware of how this story could have been my son just as easily. In fact, one of Steve's close friends later became severely affected by drugs and took his own life as a consequence. My son's first confrontation with death was as a pall-bearer at age 20 for his friend.

Journal Entry 2 by wingmeganhwing at Norfolk Island, New South Wales Australia on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Released 3 wks ago (10/21/2019 UTC) at Norfolk Island, New South Wales Australia

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Granting a wish from the Aussie Wishlist Tag game.

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Journal Entry 3 by wingEdwardstreetwing at Wellington City, Wellington Province New Zealand on Monday, October 21, 2019
Thanks for the wishlist tag M. I look forward to reading this.

Released 2 wks ago (10/23/2019 UTC) at 2019 Bookcrossing unConvention in Norfolk Island, New South Wales Australia

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I cried at the end of this. Tragic. Not sure things are any better now.
Found the page where the author rants about the closure of institutions very confirming of my journey with closing the institutions for people with intellectual disabilities in NZ.
I am going to release this near Megan who may wish to return it to her personal shelf.

Journal Entry 5 by wingEdwardstreetwing at controlled release, a controlled release -- Controlled Releases on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Released 2 wks ago (10/23/2019 UTC) at controlled release, a controlled release -- Controlled Releases

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Thanks for the previous book M. I am pleased to be able to return to you so it can either go back in your personal collection of be released to someone else who will appreciate it.

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