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  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Science Fiction / Adventure
  • Language:English
  • Pages:358
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667845234

The Overland Passenger

by Matthew McKay

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Overview
Psychologist, John Madrone, encounters a delusional patient, bedecked in tails and top hat, who claims to be a citizen of the past. As Madrone investigates he finds evidence that the story may be true, and identifies locations of a time warp phenomenon spanning the country. Madrone learns to navigate time, but for a purpose. He returns to 1930's San Francisco to study the childhood experiences of two men -- one a psychologist who has sexually abused multiple patients; the other his deceased father, whom he comes to know in a way no child ever has. What Madrone seeks is new understanding of the genesis of good and evil. What he gets is a scorching look at child victimization, clues to a mysterious death, and unexpected love. "A time travel story like no other -- an emotional thriller offering clues to what spawns our capacity for love or cruelty. " Patrick Fanning, author of "Rejuvination" and "Geoffrey Doover" "Better than the 'Time Traveler's Wife.'" Peter D. Rogers, author of "When Anger Hurts"
Description
Psychologist, John Madrone, encounters a delusional patient, bedecked in tails and top hat, who claims to be a citizen of the past. As Madrone investigates he finds evidence that the story may be true, and identifies locations of a time warp phenomenon spanning the country. Madrone learns to navigate time, but for a purpose. He returns to 1930's San Francisco to study the childhood experiences of two men -- one a psychologist who has sexually abused multiple patients; the other his deceased father, whom he comes to know in a way no child ever has. What Madrone seeks is new understanding of the genesis of good and evil. What he gets is a scorching look at child victimization, clues to a mysterious death, and unexpected love. "A time travel story like no other -- an emotional thriller offering clues to what spawns our capacity for love or cruelty. " Patrick Fanning, author of "Rejuvination" and "Geoffrey Doover" "Better than the 'Time Traveler's Wife.'" Peter D. Rogers, author of "When Anger Hurts"
About the author
Matthew McKay is the author of 40 books with combined sales of more than 4.5 million copies. He is a psychologist, and professor at the Wright Institute, whose fiction and non-fiction have explored the effects of trauma, abuse, and overwhelming emotions -- as well as paths to recovery. Previous novels include "Wawona Hotel" and "Us" from Boaz Press; more than 100 of his poems have been appeared in literary magazines, and were collected in "Lucifer in the Rest Home" and "Yosemite Poems" from Plum Branch Press. McKay's best selling psychology books include "Thoughts & Feelings," "Self-Esteem," "The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook," "The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook," "Messages," "Couple Skills," and the just released "Healing Emotional Pain Workbook." His spiritually oriented books include "Seeking Jordan," "The Luminous Landscape of the Afterlife," "Love in the Time of Impermanence," and "The New Happiness."His clinical research has resulted in the development of new therapies including Emotion Efficacy Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Interpersonal Problems, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Couples, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Depression and Shame, and Post Trauma Growth and Recovery. McKay is the co-director of Bay Area Trauma Recovery Clinical Services, a low fee clinic dedicated to serving victims of trauma and PTSD. In private Practice he specializes in the treatment of trauma and anxiety. Dr. McKay lives with his wife in Berkeley, California.
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