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Scattershop: My Bipolar Family

By: Lovelace, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 10/4/2011

Seller ID: 9780525950783

ISBN: 0525950788

Condition: USED


"The Glass Castle" meets "An Unquiet Mind" in a mesmerizing, loving memoir about growing up in a family plagued by bipolar disorder. Four out of the five people in poet David Lovelace's immediate family have experienced bipolar disorder?including David himself. His relationship with the disease began with his artist mother's severe depressions during his boyhood in the 1960s and continued through decades of his preacher father's increasingly eccentric behavior. The family's battle with the disorder reached its apex in 1986, the year that his father, his brother, and David himself were all... View more info