Friday, February 28, 2014

Patchwork Reality; Happily Married to a Schizophrenic by Pauline Hansen Review

 My Review:
This book made me realize that love really does conquer all. Marriage and love are not easy. This is a great book for people that have a schizophrenic in their life. There are bad times, really sad times, and of course happy times. The addition of the game was a look inside Curtis's head. I am giving this book a 4/5. I was given a copy to review, however all opinions are my own.
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Through a series of dreams and delusions, Curtis Hansen becomes convinced that he and his wife, Pauline, are part of an intricate game devised for the entertainment of wealthy onlookers. To win, the couple must stay together despite a series of temptations and trials designed to break up their marriage. After playing “The Game” with Curtis for nine arduous years, Pauline makes a shocking discovery. Read the riveting, true account of her decade in the dark and her return to reality, hope, and happiness after Curtis is diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia.
Pauline Hansen
Born and raised in a tiny town in southern Utah, Pauline Hansen met and married her sweetheart, Curtis Hansen, in 1987. They are the parents of five children ranging in age from seventeen to twenty-six. After raising their own children to an independent age, Pauline and Curtis became certified for foster care and enjoyed helping children and families in difficult circumstances. With the publication of Patchwork Reality, they hope to be a source of encouragement and enlightenment for anyone in a similar or related situation. Pauline received an associate degree from Dixie State College in 2004 and currently works as a teacher’s aid in the special education department at their local high school. Patchwork Realityis her first published work.
synopsis (click here for a one page synopsis)
Early Reviews 
“It was with wonder and astonishment that I read this amazing book sentence after sentence, unable as the cliche goes, to put it down.”  Tom H.
“It made me cry about 5 times! And had my grandma on the edge of her seat, she would barely let me stop reading it to go to the bathroom!”  Tamra L.
“Patchwork Reality was riveting, climaxing, and gripping. I could not put the book down until I had figured out the secret of The Game!”  James B.
“If you want your faith strengthened and to learn about the resilience of the human spirit, this book is for you. I promise you won’t be disappointed. I certainly wasn’t.”  Cynthia K.

Author Contact Information:
Twitter: @patchwrkreality
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Title: Patchwork Reality; Happily Married to a Schizophrenic
Author: Pauline Hansen
Publication date: February 11, 2014
ISBN-10: 1462113648
ISBN-13: 978-1462113644
Paperback — 133 pages

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