Soggy Red Confetti: A celebration of a family changed by drug addiction

Soggy Red Confetti: A celebration of a family changed by drug addiction

by Lory A Harris

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999502907
Publisher: CBIII Designs
Publication date: 10/27/2017
Pages: 436
Sales rank: 425,319
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Lory Harris is a grandma who writes with a day job in the finance field. She lives in Illinois with her husband, Ken, and within easy driving distance to her three sons and their families, which includes a growing number of grandloves.

Table of Contents

  1. Praise for Soggy Red Confetti
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Author’s Note
  6. Section One – Dusk - Major Themes
    1. Initial hospitalization
    2. Diagnosis
    3. Disappearance and return
    4. Family angst
    5. Parental faith challenged


  7. Section Two – Gathering Darkness - Major Themes
    1. More disappearance and return
    2. Parenting choices
    3. Hospitalizations
    4. Felony charges and jail
    5. Drug rehab
    6. Parental faith strained


  8. Section Three – Midnight - Major Themes
    1. Vandalism
    2. Homelessness
    3. Suicide attempts


  9. Section Four – Pitch Black - Major Themes
    1. Hospitalizations
    2. Homelessness
    3. Marital discord
    4. Parental faith stretched to breaking


  10. Section Five – Dark Before the Dawn - Major Themes
    1. Suicide attempt
    2. State mental hospitalization
    3. Drug rehab
    4. Back home
    5. White knuckling
    6. Relapse
    7. Parental faith renewed against all odds


  11. Section Six – Day Break - Major Themes
    1. Dawning of hope
    2. Confessions
    3. Transformation
    4. Reconciliation
    5. Faith realized


  12. Epilogue
  13. Acknowledgements
  14. Discussion Questions
  15. About the Author

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Soggy Red Confetti: A celebration of a family changed by drug addiction 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the story of REAL life. The hopelessness when you feel no one understands or cares--not even God. It is the story of sending loved child to live on the streets and attempt suicide. It is the story of sending a loved child to a state mental health hospital. In the end it is the story of a child who found himself returning home to love and acceptance in a family which had never let him go.