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What my body remembers by Agnete Friis

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder,
  • Mothers and sons,
  • Murder,
  • Patients,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation from the Danish of: Blitz.

StatementAgnete Friis ; translated from the Danish by Lindy Falk van Rooyen
ContributionsVan Rooyen, Lindy Falk, translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT8177.16.R55 B5513 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination298 pages
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27235164M
ISBN 10161695602X
ISBN 109781616956028
LC Control Number2016044298
OCLC/WorldCa956480090

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  About the Author. Agnete Friis has coauthored four novels in the award-winning New York Times bestselling Nina Borg series: The Boy in the Suitcase, Invisible Murder, Death of a Nightingale, and The Considerate Killer. She lives in Copenhagen. What My Body Remembers is her solo : Soho Press, Incorporated. What My Body Remembers is a tense and riveting thrill ride. –Sara Blaedel, international bestselling author of The Forgotten Girls. “[Friis] delivers a realistic, gritty thriller with a lot of heart. You will find yourself rooting for the angry, damaged underdog Ella who yearns to have a normal life with her son. The pace of the book is glacial, and I deduced the villain and an important plot twist well in advance of their reveal. I hate to say it, but reading What My Body Remembers was a chore and the only reason why I finished it was because I wanted to see if my deductions were correct/5(22). About the Author. Agnete Friis has coauthored four novels in the award-winning New York Times bestselling Nina Borg series: The Boy in the Suitcase, Invisible Murder, Death of a Nightingale, and The Considerate Killer. She lives in Copenhagen. What My Body Remembers is her solo debut/5(24).

What the Body Remembers by Shauna Singh Baldwin is one of my favorite books of all time! I wish I had read this book sooner. It took me almost eight weeks to finish the book; I read in intervals because I had to take detours to complete other reading commitments/5. The somatic techniques are chosen with an eye to making trauma therapy safer while increasing mind-body integration. Packed with engaging case studies, The Body Remembers integrates body and mind in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. It will appeal to clinicians, researchers, students, and general by: The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Paperback – September 8, by Bessel van der Kolk M.D. (Author) out of 5 stars 3, ratings. #1 Best Seller in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. See all 7 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Audible Audiobook, by: I began my first attempt at writing about what he did to me, about the PTSD I still suffer from whenever I hear footsteps behind me, about how the body remembers. John and .

  You might recognize Agnete Friis as one half of the writing duo responsible for the bestselling Scandinavian crime book THE BOY IN THE SUITCASE—and this May, she makes her solo U.S. debut in WHAT MY BODY REMEMBERS, a hypnotic, taut suspense novel that delves into the past of a young mother desperate to protect her son from social services, and from her own demons. Ella Nygaard, 27, has been a ward of the state since she was seven years old, the night her father murdered her mother. She doesn’t remember anything about that night or her childhood before it—but her body remembers. The PTSD-induced panic attacks she now suffers incapacitate her for hours at a time, sometimes days. This book illuminates that physiology, shining a bright light on the impact of trauma on the body and the phenomenon of somatic memory. It is now thought that people who have been traumatized hold an implicit memory of traumatic events in their brains and bodies/5. —Crime by the Book "Agnete Friis's storytelling haunts and grips and satisfies wildly. I love how she constructs palpable edge and suspense, but am especially captivated by the richness, depth, and organic quality of her amazingly vivid cast of characters. What My Body Remembers is a tense and riveting thrill ride. I devoured her visionary.