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Befriending

(1996)
The American Samaritans
A non fiction book by

 
 
This book relates the founding in America, and evaluates the effectiveness of, a branch of the worldwide organization of volunteers known as the Samaritans, committed to the prevention of suicide through the simple means of "listening therapy." Great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens, Monica Dickens was best known in England as a novelist; in America, as the founder of the U.S. Samaritans. Today Samaritans are in every large city of the country. Volunteers work twenty-four hours a day, answering telephones or meeting troubled people, to try to give them, in nonjudgmental ways, the help they need to get their lives back in order.

    

Used availability for Monica Dickens's Befriending

Hardback Editions

June 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: Befriending: The American Samaritans
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-87972-699-7 / 978-0-87972-699-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Popular Press 1
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Paperback Editions

June 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: Befriending: The American Samaritans
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-87972-700-4 / 978-0-87972-700-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Popular Press 1
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA