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20 Coffee and a 5 Sandwich: Travel Adventures and Reflections on Life in Inpatient Therapy Kirsten Phillips

20 Coffee and a 5 Sandwich: Travel Adventures and Reflections on Life in Inpatient Therapy

Kirsten Phillips

Published June 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781849913379
ebook
194 pages
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 About the Book 

Kate is leaving after close to three years in a private psychiatric hospital in Dunedin, New Zealand. Although hugely difficult, they have been the most incredible years of her life. Ready to move on, the freedom and escapism of travel appeal to KateMoreKate is leaving after close to three years in a private psychiatric hospital in Dunedin, New Zealand. Although hugely difficult, they have been the most incredible years of her life. Ready to move on, the freedom and escapism of travel appeal to Kate but she quickly discovers that while you can change your surroundings, you cant escape your past. As Kate travels through Europe she writes about the world around her and about the hospital world of behavioural extremes, sleeplessness, tough love and understanding. Through her writing, Kate is able to work through troubling memories and record some of the stories of the people and places that she never wants to forget. This is an inspiring novel that will both shock you and make you laugh.