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Manic : a memoir / Terri Cheney.

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  • 20 of 22 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library B CHENEY (Text) 39493106247481 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Macon County Public Library 616.89 C (Text) 39493106174651 Adult Fiction Display Checked out 11/08/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061430237
  • ISBN: 0061430234
  • Physical Description: 245 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2008]

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Summary, etc.: On the outside, Terri Cheney was a successful, attractive Beverly Hills entertainment lawyer. But behind her seemingly flawless fa├žade lay a dangerous secret--for most of her life Cheney had been battling bipolar disorder and concealing a pharmacy's worth of prescriptions meant to make her "normal." Cheney describes her roller-coaster life with shocking honesty--from glamorous parties to a night in jail; from flying fourteen kites off the edge of a cliff in a thunderstorm to crying beneath her office desk; from electroshock therapy to a suicide attempt fueled by tequila and prescription painkillers. The events unfold episodically, from mood to mood, the way she lived and remembers life. In this way the reader is able to viscerally experience the incredible speeding highs of mania and the crushing blows of depression. This book does not simply explain bipolar disorder--it takes us in its grasp and does not let go.--From publisher description.
Subject: Cheney, Terri, 1959- > Mental health.
Manic-depressive persons > United States > Biography.

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