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By Josie Méndez-Negrete

ISBN-10: 0826340563

ISBN-13: 9780826340566

For greater than 20 years Josie Méndez-Negrete has continued the emotional trip of gazing her son Tito fight with schizophrenia. Her strong account is the 1st memoir by means of a Mexican American writer to percentage the devastation and wish a relations reviews in facing this psychological affliction. Méndez-Negrete depicts the evolution of the ailment from her point of view as a mum or dad and by means of pertaining to Tito’s personal narrative, illuminating the inadequacies of the USA psychological health and wellbeing approach and the further burdens of dependancy and blame. during the writer, Tito paints a bright photo of his lived reports and daily traumas to teach how his existence and the lives of his household were impacted through psychological illness.

Josie Méndez-Negrete is a sociologist who teaches Mexican American stories within the division of Bicultural-Bilingual stories on the collage of Texas at San Antonio. She can also be the writer of Las hijas de Juan: Daughters Betrayed.

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