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Shifting Ground - Ruth M McVeigh

Paperback Published: 19th July 2006
ISBN: 9781425715137
Number Of Pages: 292

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This autobiography traces the author's tempestuous 22-year marriage to an undiagnosed manic depressive (Bipolar Affective Disorder) with whom she raised two children. Throughout the years, the emotional and geographical ground under the author's feet kept shifting, There were travels, adventures, job changes and financial disasters, love and fun, but also violence and pain. Throughout this story, the benchmarks of manic depression can be clearly identified as can the repercussions on relationships and family life. Two years in Guyana, South America, provided memories no one else could share and kept the couple close when circumstances tended to separate them. They camped and canoed in isolated regions of Algonquin Park, Ontario, explored the streets of London, England and beach-combed on Vancouver Island's west coast. In addition to the unhappy and perplexing aspects of marriage to a manic depressive, this book illustrates the positive side of life with a partner who does not fear consequences, who is adventurous and willing to risk.

ISBN: 9781425715137
ISBN-10: 1425715133
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 292
Published: 19th July 2006
Publisher: Xlibris
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.43