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Julie Sarkissian blogs about the problems facing the protagnist of her debut novel, DEAR LUCY

Something's Wrong With Lucy - But What?

Lucy is different – that much is clear. She speaks like a child, doesn’t recognize social boundaries, flies into rages, and treasures rotten food. Her cognition is impaired, her vocabulary is very limited and she cannot read or write. But what – precisely – is wrong with her is left up to the reader. Lucy is the protagonist of my novel, DEAR LUCY, and from the first sentence of the book I ever wrote it was obvious that Lucy was cognitively different. The way Lucy describes herself is as “missing too many words.” Her mother calls her “difficult.” Readers of early drafts of the book had a few theories as to Lucy’s condition; autism, Williams Syndrome, Down Syndrome. But Lucy’s mother has kept her from going to school and Lucy has never seen a doctor. So in the fictional reality of the book there is no official diagnosis. But as the novel progressed I wondered – should I have one? I was torn. If Lucy was presenting enough symptoms to point to a real condition, was I ignoring the obvious not to fold that condition into my development of her character? Was it insensitive of me to allude to aspects of certain real, life-altering conditions but not assign a specific condition to Lucy? I worried about appropriating aspects of serious conditions without treating those conditions with proper respect and acknowledgement. And though any clinical diagnosis would probably not be explicit in the novel, I wondered if I would be ignoring an opportunity to bring attention to a real disorder when people asked me about Lucy’s condition, the way The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night-time did for autism. On the other hand, I had concerns that if I chose a diagnosis for Lucy, I would be ascribing to her qualities that she wouldn’t have otherwise presented. Lucy had her own will over my writing and over the novel. I didn’t want to yoke Lucy’s expression by keeping her behavior and abilities consistent with a clinical condition. Accuracy would also become a critical issue if Lucy’s condition was named. Ultimately I chose not to diagnose Lucy, though I worry the artistic freedom provided by that decision comes at the price of being judged for being too liberal with my treatment of cognitive disorders. Now that publication is a few months away, I am apprehensive of how my treatment of Lucy’s cognitive limitations will be judged. I have yet to talk to a reader who has a learning different child, or works with learning different people, and that conversation is one I will be honored, and not a bit anxious, to have.

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NIV Journalling Bible in One Year

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NIV Bible for Journalling and Verse-Mapping

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NIV Bible for Journalling and Verse-Mapping

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NIV Audio Bible in One Year (Jul-Aug)

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Acclaimed British actor David Suchet, best known for his TV portrayal of Agatha Christie's Poirot, reads the New International Version - the world's most popular translation in modern English. This audio digital download includes the readings for July and August. In July and August you will cover Acts 21-28, Romans, 1 Corinthians and 2 Corinthians 1-4 from the New Testament, and 2 Kings 3-25, Jonah, Amos, Hosea, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles 1, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs and Micah 1-4 from the Old Testament, as well as a selection from Psalms and Proverbs each day. The full NIV Bible in One Year is also available as an MP3 CD set, a digital download and a hardback Bible.(P)2016 Hodder & Stoughton

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NIV Audio Bible in One Year (May-Jun)

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NIV Audio Bible in One Year (Mar-Apr)

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Acclaimed British actor David Suchet, best known for his TV portrayal of Agatha Christie's Poirot, reads the New International Version - the world's most popular translation in modern English. This audio digital download includes the readings for March and April. In March and April you will cover Mark 10 to John 1 from the New Testament, and Leviticus 5-27, Numbers, Deuteronomy and Joshua 1-18 from the Old Testament, as well as a selection from Psalms and Proverbs each day.The full NIV Bible in One Year is also available as an MP3 CD set, a digital download and a hardback Bible.(P)2016 Hodder & Stoughton

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NIV Audio Bible in One Year (Jan-Feb)

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NIV Audio Bible in One Year read by David Suchet

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The NIV Audio Bible read by David Suchet has been arranged into daily readings to help you listen to the complete Bible in one year. In this digital download version, there is a portion from the Old Testament, the New Testament and the Psalms or Proverbs each day - each on separate tracks to make it easy to navigate.Ever since he became a Christian at the age of forty, it was Poirot actor David Suchet's dream to make an audio recording of the whole Bible. In between filming the final episodes of Poirot, David Suchet spent over 200 hours in the recording studio to create the very first full-length audio version of the NIV Bible spoken by a single British actor. It is now available in the popular Bible in One Year format - both on MP3 CD and as a digital download.(P)2016 Hodder & Stoughton

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The Complete NIV Audio Bible

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Ever since he became a Christian at the age of forty, it has been Poirot actor David Suchet's dream to make an audio recording of the whole Bible. In between filming the final episodes of Poirot, David Suchet spent over 200 hours in the recording studio to create the very first full-length audio version of the NIV Bible spoken by a single British actor. The 80-hour recording is available on MP3 CD and as an audio digital download. Ebooks of each section of the Bible - enhanced with Suchet's audio narration - are also available.

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NIV/KJV Parallel Study Bible Amber/Rich Red Duo Tone

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The NIV and KJV Side-by-Side Study Bible combines three powerful study resources into one. First, there's the complete text of the clear, accessible New International Version, the world's most popular modern-English Bible. The NIV brings you as close as you can get to the reading experience of the original audience. In every verse it seeks to offer the optimum combination of transparency to the original text and transparency to the original meaning. Next, there's the iconic grandeur and poetic language of the King James Version Bible. This classic translation of Scriptures has been beloved by Christians throughout the centuries for its dignity, poetic language, and timeless expression of truth. Finally, 10,000 study notes from the pages of the bestselling NIV Study Bible are combined with these two texts to create a wonderful study tool for anyone who wants to dig deeper into God's Word.

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NIV Bible for Teens Charcoal/Blue Duo Tone

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NIV Bible: the Poetry Books

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The poetical books of the Bible, from Job to Song of Songs, using the New International Version 2011 translation. Audio narration by acclaimed British actor David Suchet, is included at the beginning of each chapter. This eBook has an incredibly simple and fast navigation system to help you jump between Bible passages seamlessly. It also includes helpful summaries of each Bible book, a compilation of inspirational passages from the Psalms and lists of the key themes in Proverbs.

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NIV Bible: the History Books - Part 2

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NIV Thinline Reference Bible Indexed, Black Bonded Leather

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The slim, transportable Bible for on-the-go inspiration.The NIV Thinline Reference Bible packs the study tools you want into a slender, convenient size. This Bible is as travel-ready as you are, providing a centre-column reference system for quick and easy study. Don't let this Bible fool you - it may be small and portable, but it's a heavyweight when it comes to searching the Scriptures.

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NIV Thinline Large Print Leather Bible

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NIV Popular Hardback Bible with Cross-References

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With over 400 million Bibles in print, the New International Version is the world's most popular modern English Bible. It is renowned for its combination of reliability and readability. Fully revised and updated for the first time in 25 years, the NIV is ideal for personal reading, public teaching and group study.This Bible also features: clear, readable 9pt texteasy-to-read layout maps shortcuts to key stories, events and people of the Bible reading plan timeline book by book overview quick links to find inspiration and help from the Bible in different life situations.British Text This edition uses British spelling, punctuation and grammar to allow the Bible to be read more naturally.More about the translationThis revised and updated edition of the NIV includes three main types of change, taking into account changes in the way we use language day to day; advances in biblical scholarship and understanding; and the need to ensure that gender accurate language is used, to faithfully reflect whether men and women are referred to in each instance. The translators have carefully assessed a huge body of scholarship, as well as inviting peer submissions, in order to review every word of the existing NIV to ensure it remains as clear and relevant today as when it was first published.Royalties from all sales of the NIV Bible help Biblica, formerly the International Bible Society, in their work of translating and distributing Bibles around the world.

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NIV Popular Cross-Reference Black Leather Bible

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With over 400 million Bibles in print, the New International Version is the world's most popular modern English Bible. It is renowned for its combination of reliability and readability. Fully revised and updated for the first time in 25 years, the NIV is ideal for personal reading, public teaching and group study.This Bible also features: clear, readable 9pt texteasy-to-read layout maps shortcuts to key stories, events and people of the Bible reading plan timeline book by book overview quick links to find inspiration and help from the Bible in different life situations.British Text This edition uses British spelling, punctuation and grammar to allow the Bible to be read more naturally.More about the translationThis revised and updated edition of the NIV includes three main types of change, taking into account changes in the way we use language day to day; advances in biblical scholarship and understanding; and the need to ensure that gender accurate language is used, to faithfully reflect whether men and women are referred to in each instance. The translators have carefully assessed a huge body of scholarship, as well as inviting peer submissions, in order to review every word of the existing NIV to ensure it remains as clear and relevant today as when it was first published.Royalties from all sales of the NIV Bible help Biblica, formerly the International Bible Society, in their work of translating and distributing Bibles around the world.

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NIV Popular Burgundy Hardback Bible

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With over 400 million Bibles in print, the New International Version is renowned for its combination of reliability and readability. The NIV is ideal for personal reading, public teaching and group study. This Bible also features: clear, readable 9pt texteasy-to-read layout maps shortcuts to key stories, events and people of the Bible reading plan timeline book by book overview quick links to find inspiration and help from the Bible in different life situations.British Text This edition uses British spelling, punctuation and grammar to allow the Bible to be read more naturally.More about the translationThis revised and updated edition of the NIV includes three main types of change, taking into account changes in the way we use language day to day; advances in biblical scholarship and understanding; and the need to ensure that gender accurate language is used, to faithfully reflect whether men and women are referred to in each instance. The translators have carefully assessed a huge body of scholarship, as well as inviting peer submissions, in order to review every word of the existing NIV to ensure it remains as clear and relevant today as when it was first published.Royalties from all sales of the NIV Bible help Biblica, formerly the International Bible Society, in their work of translating and distributing Bibles around the world.

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NIV Popular Hardback Bible

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With over 400 million Bibles in print, the New International Version is the world's most popular modern English Bible. It is renowned for its combination of reliability and readability. Fully revised and updated for the first time in 25 years, the NIV is ideal for personal reading, public teaching and group study.This Bible also features: clear, readable 9pt texteasy-to-read layout maps shortcuts to key stories, events and people of the Bible reading plan timeline book by book overview quick links to find inspiration and help from the Bible in different life situations.British Text This edition uses British spelling, punctuation and grammar to allow the Bible to be read more naturally.More about the translationThis revised and updated edition of the NIV includes three main types of change, taking into account changes in the way we use language day to day; advances in biblical scholarship and understanding; and the need to ensure that gender accurate language is used, to faithfully reflect whether men and women are referred to in each instance. The translators have carefully assessed a huge body of scholarship, as well as inviting peer submissions, in order to review every word of the existing NIV to ensure it remains as clear and relevant today as when it was first published.Royalties from all sales of the NIV Bible help Biblica, formerly the International Bible Society, in their work of translating and distributing Bibles around the world.

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NIV Popular Paperback Bible

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