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Phil and Me free pdf People with schizophrenia are different from us in ways that we do not understand. At times they recognize no known system of reason, and at others a lucid appreciation of their condition. In relapse they live in a subterranean world, apparently on the road to Hades and then, if they are lucky, in the sunshine, as if they had crawled gasping on to the banks of the Styx after almost drowning in the waters. Phil and Me is a daughter's use of photography to try to understand her relationship with her father and the disease that has crippled him. It is as well an attempt to focus public understanding on the essential humanity of all victims of schizophrenia, an attempt to recognize the worth and contribution of those who survive the nightmares and dreams of schizophrenia. The book is Amanda's exploration into the world of her father, Philip Tetrault - a poet who has lived with schizophrenia since he attended McGill University at the age of 21. Philip was a poet suffused with promise, and was hailed by Leonard Cohen as one of the best young poets in Canada in 1986 before he slipped into yet another schizophrenic void. The photographs cover six years of sporadic meetings between Amanda a

About Amanda Tetrault

Amanda Tetrault is a photographer based out of Montreal, Canada, and Bangalore, India. She is the recipient of the Canada Council of the Arts Emerging Artist Grant for her work chronicling her father. After graduating from Dawson College in Montreal, she joined the Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, Maine and subsequently the Toscana Photographic Workshops, Tuscany, Italy. She then moved to New York, working with the renowned National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry, when she collaborated on the production of his books Portraits (Phaidon Press) and South South East (Phaidon Press).

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Author : Amanda Tetrault
Publisher : Trolley
Data Published : 10 August 2004
ISBN : 190456304X
EAN : 9781904563044
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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