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If You Fall...: It's a New Beginning

4.09 of 5 stars 4.09  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This first of all is a story about mountaineering, accident and paralysis. About coming to terms with losing movement and regaining the will to live. But it's also about the borderline between body and spirit. Karen is drawn into the world of faith healing and psychic surgeons in the Brazilian jungle. In testing these improbable claims she explores her own inner world and ...more
Paperback, 198 pages
Published September 22nd 2006 by John Hunt Publishing
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David Douglas
Inspirational tail of rebuilding her life after a serious climbing accident. Went a little bit mental at the end with trying to find cures.
David Medcalf
It's a chilling book in a way, as it describes a drastic change in circumstances that *could* happen to any active person. Would I cope as well as Karen does?
I didn't enjoy the [to me] more fanciful episodes in Karen's life - seeking the magic cure, as it were, but I'm pretty sure I'd be equally desperate to find improvements too. However, the overall story is of a very determined person's drive to achieve - not just normality, but in challenges that would daunt most able-bodied people.
An inspirational true story of a young lady paralysed in a climbing accident who is able to overcome tragedy and enjoy her love of outdoor pursuits once again.
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