Living with a Black Dog

Living with a Black Dog Author Matthew Johnstone
ISBN-10 9781780339047
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 160
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This second book from Matthew Johnstone, author of I Had a Black Dog, is an equally touching and beautifully illustrated book, written for those who care for those suffering from depression - friends, family members, colleagues, and even therapists. Using wonderful illustrations and the image of Churchill's infamous 'black dog', Matthew and his wife Ainsley offer a moving, inspirational and often humorous portrait of life with depression - not only for those suffering from it themselves, but for those close to them. Living with a Black Dog speaks directly to the carer and offers practical and sometimes tongue-in-cheek tips on helping the depression sufferer, such as 'Socks have little do with mental health. If people could just 'snap out of it' they would.' and 'Encourage any form of regular exercise. Fitness robs the Dog of its power'. Based on their own experiences, Matthew and his wife Ainsley treat the subject of depression sympathetically, hopefully and, most importantly, humorously.

Black Dog

Black Dog Author Stephen Booth
ISBN-10 9780062301963
Release 2013-10-08
Pages 544
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Who killed Laura Vernon? The helicopters are halted. The dogs are called off. The search for beautiful, teenaged Laura Vernon is over. Her body is found, mutilated, in the forest. When he takes on the case, Ben Cooper is paired with a new partner: Diane Fry, a woman as tenacious as she is alluring. The two detectives are like fire and gasoline. But they must learn to work together to apprehend a killer who is hiding in plain sight. This relentless, atmospheric thriller is perfect for readers of New York Times bestselling authors Ian Rankin and Peter Robinson, and for viewers of the hit TV series The Killing.

Taming the Black Dog A Guide to Overcoming Depression

Taming the Black Dog  A Guide to Overcoming Depression Author Bev Aisbett
ISBN-10 9780730493310
Release 2010-12-01
Pages 128
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Don't want to get out of bed in the morning? Feeling as though the light is fading at the end of the tunnel? You may be suffering from depression, a condition Winston Churchill referred to as the Black Dog. taming the Black Dog is a simple guide to managing depression, which an estimated 1 in 5 people will suffer in one form or another at some time in their lives. Modelled on Bev Aisbett' s successful LIVING WItH It, tAMING tHE BLACK DOG has a unique blend of wit and information and is an invaluable guide for both chronic sufferers of depression as well as anyone with a fit of 'the blues'.

Taming the black dog

Taming the black dog Author Dr Kevin Donnelly
ISBN-10 9781925029666
Release 2013-12-19
Pages 48
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The book details the impact of suffering and loss as a result of a family tragedy and details how the father involved dealt with depression and tamed Churchill’s black dog. While there are no easy solutions and there is no such thing as closure, the book affirms a positive view of life and the ability to overcome adversity.

Black Dog

Black Dog Author Pamela Allen
ISBN-10 0140543953
Release 1992
Pages 32
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Black Dog and Christina lived together in a little house near a forest. They had been best friends for a long time. Then, one cold day in winter, everything began to change. A hauntingly beautiful book to reach out and touch us all. 32 pages Paperback

Big Black Dog in Vallarta

Big Black Dog in Vallarta Author Mary Branham
ISBN-10 1632931087
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 96
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Hoping to prevent her best friend's suicide, Sydney Reardon rushes to Puerto Vallarta where she becomes entangled with witchcraft, a handsome Gringo lawyer, a New York cop, a huge black dog-and murder. This book, one of a series, was a selection of the Mystery Book Club. Her other books, also from Sunstone Press, are "Little Green Man in Ireland" and "Three Deadly Days in Spain." Mary Branham was assistant director of the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Having bought numerous thick books at airport shops and left them on the plane unfinished, she determined to write a series of books that could be enjoyed on a flight of reasonable length and call them "airplane books." * * * * "It is a challenge to develop characters and action in such a narrow framework, but Mary Branham successfully integrates some interesting characters around Maude's personality, which permeates the entire story. Mary Branham obeys one of the adages of writing: 'write what you know.' Her descriptions of Puerto Vallarta are interesting and show that she has spent considerable time there. She also does a nice job of working in a few side stories to keep the plot moving-big on dialog and relaxing for the brain." -The Midwest Book Review * * * * LIBRARY JOURNAL reported: "Memorable characters, slick dialog, and almost whimsical settings make this a delightful short read...." -Library Journal

Black Dog of Fate

Black Dog of Fate Author Peter Balakian
ISBN-10 9780786743704
Release 2009-02-10
Pages 304
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In this tenth anniversary edition of his award-winning memoir, New York Times bestselling author Peter Balakian has expanded his compelling story about growing up in the baby-boom suburbs of the '50s and '60s and coming to understand what happened to his family in the first genocide of the twentieth century—the Ottoman Turkish government's extermination of more than one million Armenians in 1915. In this new edition, Balakian continues his exploration of the Armenian Genocide with new chapters about his journey to Aleppo and his trip to the Der Zor desert of Syria in his pursuit of his grandmother's life, bringing us closer to the twentieth century's first genocide.

The Black Dog Gang

The Black Dog Gang Author Robert Newton
ISBN-10 9780143302148
Release 2007-09-03
Pages 192
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With our bags full of rats, the five of us began walking towards the line. We'd gone only a few yards when a voice sounded off to our left. 'What 'ave we 'ere, then?' it said. We turned our heads and say Bluey Lonnegan lifting himself up off a sandstone wall. 'You're lookin' at the Black Dog Gang,' said Mickey. 'No doubt ya heard a us?' The gang was Mickey's idea. We'd heard the rumours – rats were coming in off the ships and spreading disease. Then the government started offering tuppence a rat, so we decided to get stuck in. But we hadn't counted on someone getting sick. Or on Mickey's dad finding his rats chaining Mickey up. And what happened next . . . well, it would change things forever . . .

I Had a Black Dog

I Had a Black Dog Author Matthew Johnstone
ISBN-10 9781780339030
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 48
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There are many different breeds of Black Dog affecting millions of people from all walks of life. The Black Dog is an equal opportunity mongrel. It was Winston Churchill who popularized the phrase Black Dog to describe the bouts of depression he experienced for much of his life. Matthew Johnstone, a sufferer himself, has written and illustrated this moving and uplifting insight into what it is like to have a Black Dog as a companion and how he learned to tame it and bring it to heel.

Jeri Telstar and the Small Black Dog Who Talked Like the President

Jeri Telstar and the Small Black Dog Who Talked Like the President Author Nury Vittachi
ISBN-10 988174007X
Release 2008-11-01
Pages 94
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When the worlds nerdiest costumed crimefighter encounters a talking dog, he realizes a bizarre evil plot is afoot. And when supervillain Magnus Metalbiter enters the scene, the Homework Hero realizes that its going to take all his powersplus his Advanced Chemistry textbookto save the world.

Black Dog

Black Dog Author Levi Pinfold
ISBN-10 1783700408
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 32
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Only Small, the youngest of the Hopes, has the courage to face the Black Dog that appears outside the family's home. When it chases her through the forest she shows no fear, so it grows smaller and smaller. The 2013 Greenaway winner is now available with an audio CD.

Black Dog Black Night

Black Dog  Black Night Author Paul Hoover
ISBN-10 9781571318671
Release 2011-12-29
Pages 288
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The poems in Black Dog, Black Night highlight an aspect of Vietnamese verse previously unfamiliar to American readers: its remarkable contemporary voices. Celebrating Vietnam’s diverse and thriving literary culture, the poems collected here combine elements of French Romanticism, Russian Expressionism, American Modernism, and native folk stories into a Vietnamese poetic tradition marked by vivid imagery, powerful emotions, and inventive forms. Included here are 17 postmodern and experimental Vietnamese poets, including the founding editor of Skanky Possum magazine, as well as American poets of Vietnamese descent.

Black Dog

Black Dog Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 9781472246677
Release 2016-11-03
Pages 96
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Black Dog by bestselling storytelling legend, Neil Gaiman is American Gods world novella that will thrill Games of Thrones devotees and Terry Pratchett fans alike. 'Original, engrossing, and endlessly entertaining' George R.R Martin on American Gods 'It followed me home,' he said, conversationally. In a rural northern village, legend tells of a ghostly black dog that appears from the darkness before you die. Shadow Moon has been on the road a while now but he can't walk any further tonight, not with the rain lashing down. Gratefully, he heads home with a nice English couple, who offer a box room, hot whisky and local tales. But when the man collapses en route, Shadow realises that something about this place has been left untold. Something ancient, something within the very walls of the village. Something shadowing them all. **Also available in Trigger Warning**

Black Dog Daze

Black Dog Daze Author Andrew Robb
ISBN-10 9780522858570
Release 2011
Pages 182
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Andrew Robb lived with an unspoken fear that what he passed off as 'not being good in the mornings' was something darker: a black dog whose daily visit lasted longer as the years passed. Worried about stigmas and letting people down, he avoided confronting the problem for four decades, the adrenaline of high-pressure and high profile jobs offering the ideal antidote. Ultimately, realising his ambitions meant having to face up to this very private demon. Andrew Robb's battle with the black dog has touched a chord with many Australians. His memoir explores the challenges of managing depression, political ambition and life in the Liberal Party. Andrew Robb's career has been devoted to the Liberal cause-as Federal Director of the Liberal Party, as Executive Director of the National Farmers Federation, during seven years in the Packer business empire, and now in parliamentary politics. His memoirs document the private struggle and the public life of the Liberal Party's chief political strategist. It offers readers an insight into one man's lifelong battle with a private demon amidst the drama and tumult of contemporary Australian politics.

The Black Dog Summer on the Vineyard Cookbook

The Black Dog Summer on the Vineyard Cookbook Author Joseph Hall
ISBN-10 9780316091602
Release 2009-11-29
Pages 300
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The first cookbook from The Black Dog Tavern contains a collection of recipes from the summertime menu of this Martha's Vineyard restaurant, which has been deemed a true American institution. 75 color photos, 25 line drawings.

Killing the Black Dog

Killing the Black Dog Author Les Murray
ISBN-10 9781863957724
Release 2015-09-23
Pages 64
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On the last day of 1985, I went home to live in Bunyah, the farming valley I had left some twenty-nine years earlier. My wife and our younger children followed two days later … at last I was going home, to care for my father in his old age and to live in the place from which I'd always felt displaced. What I didn't know was that I was heading home in order to go mad. Killing the Black Dog is Les Murray's frank and courageous account of his struggle with depression. Since this essay first appeared, hosts of readers have drawn insight from his account of the disease, its social effects and its origins in his family's history. Murray describes how patches of daylight now balance out those of darkness in his life.

Killing the Black Dog

Killing the Black Dog Author Les A. Murray
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105021159558
Release 1997
Pages 51
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In the poignant Killing the Black Dog, the world renowned poet Les Murray writes more frankly than ever before of his life, his persistent depression, and their relation to his writing.A tale of terrible suffering, imbued with an urgent vision of the worth of the traditional Christian values which permeate his poetry, Murray's story reaffirms his quiet faith in the value of human life, work and the family in the face of personal adversity.Illustrated by poems Murray has specially selected from his work of the past 30 years, Killing the Black Dog is both a courageous personal statement and a fascinating insight into the workings of a poet's mind.