This Fragile Life EBOOK A Mother's Story of a Bipolar Son

  • Engels
  • E-book
  • 9781613741115
  • Druk: 1
  • juni 2012
  • 256 pagina's
  • Adobe ePub
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Told in a mother's own words, this is a moving story of a loving African American family that faces the daily crisis of an unpredictable mental disorder. Charlotte Pierce-Baker and her husband did everything right when raising their son Mark: providing emotional support, the best education possible, and the freedom to choose his own path. At age 25, Mark was pursuing a postgraduate degree in film, living with his fiancée, and seemingly in control of his life, so Pierce-Baker never imagined her high-achieving son would wind up handcuffed, barely clothed, dirty, mad, and in jail. Mark's bipolar disorder manifested late and included hospitalizations, calls in the night, pleas for money, jail, lawyers, prescriptions, doctors, alcohol and drug relapses, and continuous disputes about how to live—and not live. This autobiography weaves a fascinating story of mental illness, race, family, the drive of African Americans to succeed, and a mother's love for her son.

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
E-book
Druk
1
Verschijningsdatum
juni 2012
Aantal pagina's
256 pagina's
Ebook formaat
Adobe ePub
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur
Charlotte Pierce-Baker
Uitgever
Lawrence Hill Books

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9781613741115

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472 g
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Verpakking breedte
159 mm
Verpakking hoogte
25 mm
Verpakking lengte
228 mm

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