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Headington Hill Hall- The forgotten years- 1939 -1958 By Dawn Griffis
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My reason, for writing this book, is that I believe a tribute is in order, to recognise all who were part of Headington Hill Hall during the years 1939 to 1958, either directly or indirectly. The... More > contributions these people made have had a profound affect on future generations. Vis-à-vis: My father would be recognised for his significant role in inventing the Oxford Lift. The staff, surgeons, nurses and therapists at St Hugh’s and other affiliated hospitals, be recognised for their dedication and skill was immeasurable. What they started, in the way of treatment, was essential for the eventual well-being of ‘The Boys’. It was ground-breaking in many ways. What was learned from the whole experience has set the standard for rehab in the following decades. This is Dawn’s fourth non-fiction book. The first two were set in England, and the third was primarily set in the United States.< Less
The Good Book-Big Book Guidebook By Dick B
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Specially prepared by historian Dick B. as a guide to study groups, recovery programs, sponsors, and individual AAs who want to use the strong points of the A.A. Fellowship, Big Book, and Twelve... More > Steps in conjunction with those vital tools the early AAs took from the Bible and used to achieve their remarkable healings and cures. A practical “how to.” It begins with the newcomer’s beginnings and the appropriate interview, qualification, identification, hospitalization, and launching out with the “absolute essentials” from the Bible’s Book of James, Sermon on the Mount, and 1 Corinthians 13.< Less
Aynhoe Village Life. The Way it Was -Then, Before and Beyond By Dawn Griffis
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'Aynhoe Village Life, The Way it Was- Then - Before and Beyond' is a social commentry on village life in a small Northants village. This book covers the background history of the village, villagers,... More > with stories from family members, local characters, and herself. Then; is from 1940 to 1948, the war years, and afterwards as seen through the eyes of a child. Before; is from 1880 to 1940 with many humerous village stories. Beyond; is from 1949 to 1956 with a heartbreaking move to Oxford, and the many visits back to Aynhoe. While living in Oxford, the author and her siblings had the unique experience of being an unofficial part of a rehab hospital for the war headinjured. These men were their playmates and partners in all manners of fun. This is the first of at least three books. The others will cover nursing at the Horton Hospital in Banbury, when care to the local people really mattered. The last, about life and nursing in America from 1965, until 2005 when the author returned to her homeland.< Less
Aynhoe Village Life: The Way it Was, Then, Before And Beyond By Dawn Griffis
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Aynhoe Village Life, The Way it Was- Then-Before & Beyond is a social story of village life in a Northamtonshire village. The book covers the background history of the villagers, with stories... More > from family, locals, & herself. Then; is 1940-1948, the war years,& later as seen through the eyes of a child. Before; 1880-1940 has many humerous village stories. Beyond; covers 1949-1956 with a heartbreaking move to Oxford, & many visits back to Aynhoe. While living in Oxford, the author & her siblings had the unique experience of being part of a rehab hosp. for the war headinjured. These men were their playmates & partners in all manners of fun. This is the first of three books. The others cover nursing at the Horton Hospital in Banbury, when care to the local people really mattered. The last, about life and nursing in America from 1965, until 2005 when the author returned to her homeland & later in December 2008 returned to the US. At the time when the country was finally trying to get Universal Health care.< Less

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Left to Die Left to Die By Wes Rand
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