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Mary Akers

Agent: Isobel Dixon

Biography: Mary Akers has an MFA in Creative Writing from Queens University of Charlotte and her work has appeared in various literary journals, including Ars Medica and Primavera. Her humorous parenting articles have been featured in ParentLife magazine. Her stories have been commended and short-listed in competitions. She lives in upstate New York with her husband and three children.

She is co-author of ONE LIFE TO GIVE: A Path to Finding Yourself by Helping Others with Andrew Bienkowski.

Praise for ONE LIFE TO GIVE: 

"A profound and riveting experience."  Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD

 

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ONE LIFE TO GIVE Memoir, 254 pages The Experiment,  January 1, 2010 Andrew Bienkowski was six when his family were exiled to Siberia in 1940. Warmed by the beautiful landscape and the kindness of strangers, Andrew's harrowing but magical childhood experiences had a profound effect on his life.

ONE LIFE TO GIVE

Memoir, 254 pages
The Experiment,  January 1, 2010

Andrew Bienkowski was six when his family were exiled to Siberia in 1940. Warmed by the beautiful landscape and the kindness of strangers, Andrew's harrowing but magical childhood experiences had a profound effect on his life.

THE GREATEST GIFT Memoir, 254 pages Simon & Schuster - March 2009 Andrew Beinkowski's childhood experiences in Siberia had a profound effect on his life. When he escaped the Soviet Union he went on to train as a psychotherapist, driven by the desire to reach out and help others living through difficult emotional times. As Andrew shares his experiences in Siberia, he reminds us that the greatest fulfillment we can achieve as human beings is found in helping others.

THE GREATEST GIFT

Memoir, 254 pages
Simon & Schuster - March 2009

Andrew Beinkowski's childhood experiences in Siberia had a profound effect on his life. When he escaped the Soviet Union he went on to train as a psychotherapist, driven by the desire to reach out and help others living through difficult emotional times. As Andrew shares his experiences in Siberia, he reminds us that the greatest fulfillment we can achieve as human beings is found in helping others.

RADICAL GRATITUDE Memoir, 254 pages Allen & Unwin (Australia) - January 2008  

RADICAL GRATITUDE

Memoir, 254 pages
Allen & Unwin (Australia) - January 2008