The Alchemy of Survival: One Woman's Journey

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The story of a young girl who rescued herself and her family from a Nazi concentration camp, escaped two Communist regimes, and survived to use her firsthand knowledge of pain, hardship, and conflict to provide psychiatric counseling for children

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Internationally known child psychiatrist Rogers grew up in Romania, the daughter of a prominent Jewish family. Her idyllic childhood came to an abrupt end with the arrival of Nazi troops, but the ... Read full review


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John Mack, M.D., was Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Founding Director of the Center for Psychology and Social Change, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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