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Getting up When Life Knocks You Down Five Steps to Overcoming a Life Crisis

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ISBN-10: 0312564953

ISBN-13: 9780312564957

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jerry White

List price: $19.99
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The loss of a loved one, a painful divorce, or a serious physical injury-we must all, at one point, face tragedy-unavoidable moments that divide our lives into "before" and "after." How do we muscle our way through tough times and emerge stronger, wiser-even grateful for our struggle? In 1984, author Jerry White lost his leg and almost his life in a tragic accident. As co-founder of Survivors Corps, White has interviewed thousands of victims of tragedy. With this book, he shares what he has learned. White outlines his successful five-step program for coping with life's worst, and for turning tragedy into triumph. And then in their own words, his survivor friends and colleagues share their…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 5/12/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.440

Professor Jerry White teaches London history at Birkbeck, University of London. His acclaimed trilogy on London, from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, is an unparalleled narrative of the capital, and London in the Twentieth Century: A City and Its People won the Wolfson History Prize in 2001. His most recent book was London in the Eighteenth Century: A Great and Monstrous Thing, first published in 2012. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Literature by the University of London in 2005 and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Introduction
Everyone Has a Date with Disaster
My Date with Disaster
Step 1 Face Facts
Step 2 Choose Life
Step 3 Reach Out
Step 4 Get Moving
Step 5 Give Back
Escaping the Victim Trap
Building Resilience to Tragedy
Helping Others Get Through Catastrophe: Or, How to Not Make Things Worse
Survive. Inspire. Thrive!
Acknowledgments
Notes
Reading Group Guide