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Alexandra C.H. Nowakowski and J.E. Sumerau

There may be no more famous form of seafood than an Apalachicola oyster. People travel from all over the world for the chance to try out these oysters and gush over just how large, flavorful, and unique they are in comparison to other foods. In Other People’s Oysters, however, Apalachicola oysters are not merely internationally known delicacies bringing money and recognition to the bay – they are the center of family ties, a symbol of a disappearing way of life, and the catalyst for a social movement that rocks the nation.



Tripp and Jessica Rendell have lived on Richards Island in the Apalachicola Bay harvesting, selling, and cooking oysters for decades. During this time, their children – Carina, Bobby, and Roy Lee – grew up to take over the harvesting business (Carina), take over the family restaurant (Bobby) and run off into the wider world to become a lawyer and political activist (Roy Lee). Through the eyes of Carina, we watch life and work change throughout the bay throughout these decades, and witness the ways corporate, environmental and political policy focused more on wealth than the lives of the people and the conservation of the bay led to increasing poverty, decreasing oyster production, and the ongoing destruction of the bay. But when her latest series of law suits seeking aid and reparation stall in the courts, Roy Lee moves back home and forms a plan for taking back the bay, raising up the people, and fighting for the Rendells’ way of life.



Other People’s Oysters may be read entirely for pleasure and used in courses focused on social movements, families, class dynamics, politics, environmentalism, mental diversity, sexualities, gender, rural and small town cultures, intersectionality or the American southeast.

David Matz, Eric B. Vogel, Sandra Mattar and Haydee Montenegro

helping each other to reflect on their earlier prejudices (Bar-On, 2002 ). The primary goal of these groups was to promote growth and healing for the participants (Bar-On, 2002 ; Busse et al., 1999 ; Kaslow, 1998 ). Notably, many group members articulated a secondary hope of preventing future crimes

SteenMarieJan O. HallingMcNabbRowe

agency designed to provide low cost psychotherapy. The agency was developed by psychotherapists connected with the Seattle University graduate program guided by the vision of psychotherapy as a healing relationship and in response to a growing crisis in the mental health system. We address the benefits

Karen Anne McCarthy

in which the novel suggests a healing which is firmly within a future-yet-to-come and which can be neither contained nor enacted within the confines of this overtly present-tense narrative. My hope is to highlight an aspect of Enright’s deft narrative manipulations that has not yet received much

Robert Schweitzer

and their interpretations were collected from participants, who were traditional healers and their clients. A phenomenological methodology was adopted in explicating the data. Themes explicated in- cluded : the physiognomy of the dreamer's life-world as revealed by significant dreams, the

Bertha Mook

reshaping of play meanings lead to surprising insights and new discoveries relevant to the child's life-world. A central therapeutic value of imaginative play lies in its promise for facilitating change and healing. A clinical case illustration of a young boy is provided, and the meaning of his imaginative

.00 (hardcover). Gunther, Y.H. (Editor) (2003). Essays on nonconceptual content . Cambridge, MA: The MIT press, 339 pp., ISBN 0-262-57161-7, $30.00 (paper). Heal, J. (2003). Mind, reason, and imagination: Selected essays in the philosophy of mind and language . New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 302 pp

Barbro von Knorring

commu- nication and a healing process are to take place. Kay Toombs gives in this book a clear account of the problems that arise if the pa- tient is viewed impersonally and the body viewed as a scientific ob- ject. The author goes on to show that phenomenology is not only a useful tool for analyzing

Lina Di Blasio

223 fruitful way for the physician to assume a phenomenological atti- tude towards the patient within the healing relationship thereby to open up a venue for healing that goes beyond curing (which in the majority of instances is unattainable) and deals with ameliorating the suffering of the

inspirational figure, a theologian, a philosopher, a musician and a writer. The young Bernd was exposed to a totally different culture and way of life which broadened his perspective and deepened his understanding of poverty, suffering and healing. Bernd studied psychology at the Universities of Groningen and