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Sister Writes a Memoir of Her Brotherís Battle with Schizophrenia

Author Rosalie H. Contino chronicles her brotherís journey of living through sickness.


Atlanta, Georgia – WEBWIRE
As Life Goes On: Lessons One Doesnít Want to Have to Learn
Written by Rosalie H. Contino
As Life Goes On: Lessons One Doesnít Want to Have to Learn Written by Rosalie H. Contino

Retired teacher Rosalie H. Contino shares the story of her brother, Bob, who was diagnosed with mild schizophrenia and suffered through physical ailments, in her book, As Life Goes On.

Retired teacher Rosalie H. Contino shares the story of her brother, Bob, who was diagnosed with mild schizophrenia and suffered through physical ailments, in her book, As Life Goes On.

In her book, Contino recalls receiving a harsh phone call from Bobís boss. She was told that Bob was strongly advised to retire since he had ďoutlived his usefulness.Ē At that time, Bob was working as a mailroom clerk. She talks of her brotherís love for his job and his reluctance to retire.

Contino shares how she and her brother weathered through the ups and downs of Bobís illness. She writes about the dreams that she placed on hold for Bob and the emotional upheaval she went through every hospital visit. As Life Goes On conveys valuable life lessons learned from the challenges of living in the midst of sickness.

As Life Goes On: Lessons One Doesnít Want to Have to Learn will be featured in the 2016 New England Library Association Annual Conference on October 16 to 18 at Hilton DoubleTree, Danvers, Massachusetts.


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

About the Author

Rosalie H. Contino, PhD, is an Italian American born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She has a bachelorís degree in elementary education from Fordham University and masterís and doctorís degrees in educational theater and costume design from New York University. Now retired, she spends her time writing books and plays, designing costumes, and giving lectures.


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 Rosalie H. Contino
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