The Storymaker (psychological, fairy tale, folk tale)

The Storymaker (psychological, fairy tale, folk tale)

by Jeff Katzman
     
 

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Martin has shut himself off from life. Too many people he loved have left him. His wife, his mother, his father, his best friend. Once a fearless adventurer and world traveler, he now works in a mind-numbing federal job, raising his two children on his own. A severe accident serves as a wake up call. To calm his young children, he creates a story of a distant land

Overview

Martin has shut himself off from life. Too many people he loved have left him. His wife, his mother, his father, his best friend. Once a fearless adventurer and world traveler, he now works in a mind-numbing federal job, raising his two children on his own. A severe accident serves as a wake up call. To calm his young children, he creates a story of a distant land stirring from somewhere deep within him. His next door neighbor, Jane, joins in the ritual, slowly becoming a part of their family. As Martin's own story unfolds, the tale he tells his children mirrors a new energy, a new life and a new future. Quarterfinalist, Amazon Breakthrough Novel Competition,

Editorial Reviews

- ABNA Expert Reviewer
"This author is extremely gifted, choosing themes that are relevant and expressing them with finesse and style. The author has clearly positioned himself for success with this novel, appealing to a broad, general audience."
-ABNA Expert Reviewer
"Sensitively yet powerfully written, this excerpt has a depth and complexity that make it a compelling story I would love to read in entirety."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016028118
Publisher:
SDP Publishing Solutions
Publication date:
12/29/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
268
File size:
956 KB

Meet the Author

Jeff Katzman is a psychiatrist specializing in the area of human attachment and depth psychotherapy. He has been trained by renowned leaders in the field of attachment theory in the understanding of attachment, separation, and loss. His research has pointed to war in the development of psychological symptoms. The recipient of multiple clinical and teaching awards, Dr. Katzman is widely published in academic journals and textbooks. Currently, he is a Professor of Psychiatry and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry for Education and Academic Affairs at the University of New Mexico. Prior to this, he worked with veterans in various capacities and served as the Chief of Psychiatry at the New Mexico VA Health Care System for many years.

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