Giveaway - The i Tetralogy

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

The i Tetralogy
Author: Mathias, B. Freese
Paperback: 380 pages
Publisher: Hats Off Books

Book Description

The i Tetralogy—i, I Am Gunther, Gunther's Lament, Gunther Redux—is the gut-wrenching epic depiction of the dehumanization of man through an incisive observation of three pivotal characters. Each of them, victim, perpetrator, and murderer's son, is inextricably linked by the varying dimensions of their moral nature.

Assaying the monumental impact of the Holocaust, this species-shattering event, the tetralogy elucidates a truth about humanity: the Holocaust has forever defined the species as indelibly damaged, capable on a molecular level of killing and consuming its own. The reader experiences this unvarnished—perhaps axiomatic—truth about humanity, which no revisionist can deny. The reader also ponders the risk in forgetting, in sanitizing, in "sweetening" the Holocaust.

About the Author

Teacher and psychotherapist Mathias B. Freese holds masters degrees in secondary education and social work from Queens College of the City University of New York and Stony Brook University. For more than thirty years he taught English and social studies in New York secondary schools. An analytically trained and insight-oriented psychotherapist, he has incorporated his abiding interest in Eastern thought into his life and work, leading workshops on experiential and psycho-spiritual approaches to inner awareness.

Listed in Who's Who in America, forthcoming 56th Edition, Who's Who Among American Teachers, A Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers, and the International Authors Who's Who, his work emphasizes creativity, spiritual wisdom, self-awareness, transcendence, and meaning. His short fiction has appeared in Jewish Currents, Pig Iron Press, and Skywriters, among other magazines. His nonfiction articles have appeared in the New York Times, Voices: The Art and Science of Psychotherapy, and Publishers Marketing Association Newsletter. In 2005, the Society of Southwestern Authors honored him with a first-place award for personal essay/memoir.

This reviewer calls it : "This book was probably the most difficult, but most important book I've ever read. " To win an autographed copy,

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