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Playwright Rosalie Contino Pens Shared Memories of Schizophrenic Brother

Author continues to inspire readers with a life-changing story.


Brooklyn, New York – WEBWIRE
As Life Goes On
Lessons One Doesnít Want to Have to Learn
Written by Rosalie H. Contino, PhD
As Life Goes On Lessons One Doesnít Want to Have to Learn Written by Rosalie H. Contino, PhD

With the aim to help the public understand the challenges faced by people with schizophrenia, Contino recalls her objective in writing the book. She said, ďMaybe itís time for me to educate those who have turned away from friends who are afflicted with the same sickness.Ē

Republished under LitFire Publishing, As Life Goes On is the authorís story of how she took care of her brother who suffered schizophrenia.

The book portrays the painful experience endured by two siblings, with Rosalie being the attentive caregiver and her brother being a nuisance yet adorable patient. The trials have left her with memories, and lessons to share.

With the aim to help the public understand the challenges faced by people with schizophrenia, Contino recalls her objective in writing the book. She said, ďMaybe itís time for me to educate those who have turned away from friends who are afflicted with the same sickness.Ē

As Life Goes On has been featured in several book fairs and trade shows all over the world. You may check out the book at the 2016 New York State Reading Association Conference happening on November 12-14 at Hyatt Regency, Rochester New York. The event is an excellent time to network with other professional educators and institutions that advocate literacy and help students prosper.



As Life Goes On
Lessons One Doesnít Want to Have to Learn
Written by Rosalie H. Contino, PhD
Kindle | $2.99
Paperback | $9.99
Hardcover | $24.99
Book copies are available at www.litfirepublishing.com, www.amazon.com, www.barnesandnoble.com, and other online retail stores.


About the Author

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Dr. Rosalie H. Contino, is a second-generation Italian-American. She holds a bachelorís degree in Elementary Education from Fordham University and a masterís and doctorís degree in Educational Theater and Costume Design from New York University. Now retired, she enjoys being a playwright, lecturer, and costume designer.


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