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Book Review of First Person Plural : My Life as a Multiple

First Person Plural : My Life as a Multiple
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This is an incredible book about a man with Multiple Personalities. From the cover...Meet Davy, a four-year-old boy with harrowing memories of sexual abuse; Clay, an eight year old who longs to own a scooter; Switch, an aggressive, angry child who harms himself; Dusty, a sweet and shy twelve-year-old girl who loves to cook; and Bart, a fun-loving ladies' man-all unique individuals with their own feelings and memories, and one thing in common: they live, along with 19 others, in the mind of Dr. Cameron West. In First Person Plural, West tells of "my guys." and his struggle facing Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder. As the people who haunt his mind insist on telling their story, West desperately hangs on to the slender thread that connects him to his wife and son and some semblance of normal life. Heatwrenching, humorous, and ultimately hopeful, this story will make you stand in awe of the power of the mind to protect itself and cheer for West as he battles to gain control of his life.

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