Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker: Conversation Starters
'Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family' is a nonfiction book written by Robert Kolker. The book was labeled a New York Times Bestseller in the nonfiction category. It was also a pick for Oprah's Book Club revival.
It is a depiction of the Galvin family of Colorado Springs, a mid-century US family with a dozen children from the baby boom era. Six of them get diagnosed with schizophrenia leading the family to become the subjects of researchers investigating a genetic origin for schizophrenia. It was also the first family to be studied by the National Institutes of Mental Health. A saga of mental illness treatment and a story of hope, the Galvins stay with you forever.
A Brief Look Inside:
EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER
than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,
and the characters and its world still live on.
Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to
bring us beneath the surface of the page
and invite us into the world that lives on.
These questions can be used to create hours of conversation:
• Foster a deeper understanding of the book
• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups
• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately
• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before
Disclaimer: This book is an independent resource to supplement the original book and is not affiliated nor endorsed by the original work in any way. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.
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