Year: 1994 Source: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1994. 303p. SIEC No: 19940616

This book addresses the penetrating hopelessness – the loss of faith – that leads one to suicide. The people interviewed all arrived at the same conclusion that death was preferable to their ongoing pain. However, this book also tells of the seemingly improbable recoveries of these individuals. The stages of how people re-emerge from adversity are identified clearly. 2 bibliographies & some facts about suicide in the USA conclude this volume.