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Product Description: What a father will do to fight the mental illness that has destroyed his son.What does a father do when hope is gone that his only son can ever lead anything close to a “normal” life? That’s the question that haunted Dick Russell in the fall of 2011, when his son, Franklin, was thirty-two...read more

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9781629144870 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 18, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: What a father will do to fight the mental illness that has destroyed his son.

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Recounts the lonely, harrowing life of a diagnosed schizophrenic Sylvia Frumkin, whose experience has included frequent hospitalizations from childhood on, bouts with insulin comas, electroshock treatments, and drug therapy

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9780395318713 | Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 1982, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Recounts the lonely, harrowing life of a diagnosed schizophrenic Sylvia Frumkin, whose experience has included frequent hospitalizations from childhood on, bouts with insulin comas, electroshock treatments, and drug therapy

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9780804169189 | 2 edition (Vintage Books, January 14, 2014), cover price $16.95
9780394713786 | Vintage Books, April 1, 1983, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Recounts the lonely, harrowing life of a diagnosed schizophrenic Sylvia Frumkin, whose experience has included frequent hospitalizations from childhood on, bouts with insulin comas, electroshock treatments, and drug therapy

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Product Description: When Molly McCloskey was a child, her older brother Mike started showing signs of paranoid schizophrenia. Then, as a young adult, Molly found herself panicky and drinking heavily--and wondered about her own sanity. She began to piece together a picture of her family history--and the story of how Mike, a gifted student and athlete, was overtaken by an illness that rendered him unrecognizable...read more

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9781468300253 | Overlook Pr, October 25, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: When Molly McCloskey was a young girl, her brother Mike--fourteen years her senior and a student at Duke University--started showing signs of paranoid schizophrenia.

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9781468307085 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, September 24, 2013), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Molly McCloskey was a child, her older brother Mike started showing signs of paranoid schizophrenia.

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Product Description: Experience the inner world of a woman with schizophrenia in this brutally honest, lyrical memoir.Have you ever wondered what it is like in the mind of a person with schizophrenia? How can one survive day after day unable to distinguish between one's inner nightmares and the everyday realities that most of us take for granted?In her brutally honest, highly original memoir, Kristina Morgan takes us inside her head to experience the chaos, fragmented thinking, and the startling creativity of the schizophrenic mind...read more

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9781616494605 | Hazelden, September 3, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Experience the inner world of a woman with schizophrenia in this brutally honest, lyrical memoir.

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Product Description: The evidence at hand: an autobiography - complete with their mother's edits - written by his brilliant and disturbingly religious sister; a story featuring actual childhood events, but published as fiction; perjured court documents hidden in a drawer for decades...read more

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9781555972783 | Graywolf Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: After his sister's death the author sets out to solve the mystery of her life with clues from a handwritten autobiography, perjured court documents, and a story featuring childhood events

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9781609381790, titled "Nola: A Memoir of Faith, Art, and Madness" | Reprint edition (Univ of Iowa Pr, April 1, 2013), cover price $22.50 | About this edition: The evidence at hand: an autobiography - complete with their mother's edits - written by his brilliant and disturbingly religious sister; a story featuring actual childhood events, but published as fiction; perjured court documents hidden in a drawer for decades.

Presents the inner life of a schizophrenic through diary excerpts and interviews with family members and doctors

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9780446517775 | Grand Central Pub, June 1, 1994, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Presents the inner life of a schizophrenic through diary excerpts and interviews with family members and doctors

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9780446671330 | Grand Central Pub, January 1, 1996, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Presents the inner life of a schizophrenic through diary excerpts and interviews with family members and doctors

Miscellaneous:

9780446549356 | Grand Central Pub, November 16, 2008, cover price $9.99

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781570420382 | Abridged edition (Hachette Audio, June 1, 1994), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Presents the inner life of a schizophrenic through diary excerpts and interviews with family members and doctors.

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9781439554654 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 18, 2008), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In the bestselling tradition of The Bell Jar and I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, this is the electrifying story of one woman's descent into madness--and her courageous, triumphant struggle to rejoin the real world.
9780785794493 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $22.25 | About this edition: Presents the inner life of a schizophrenic through diary excerpts and interviews with family members and doctors

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9780195311235 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 29, 2007), cover price $30.00

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9780195311228 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 29, 2007), cover price $10.95

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The daughter of a woman diagnosed with schizophrenia recounts her childhood with a mentally ill mother and her efforts to understand her mother's condition.

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9780977911516 | 1 edition (Extraordinary Voices Pr, November 30, 2006), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The daughter of a woman diagnosed with schizophrenia recounts her childhood with a mentally ill mother and her efforts to understand her mother's condition.

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Margaret is on a mission. The murder, suicide of her loving husband and son launched a personal journey to raise awareness and help other families impacted by mental health issues. This book tells the story of Margaret's personal tragedy and the inner strength that sustains her. She is telling the story with the hope that others with mental health challenges 'won't slip through the cracks' of the mental health services system.

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9780977348800 | Margaret Margo, June 30, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Margaret is on a mission.

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Product Description: A taut, powerful memoir of madness, Angelhead documents the violent, drug-addled descent of the author's brother, Michael, into schizophrenia. Beginning with Michael's first psychotic break—seeing God in his suburban bedroom window while high on LSD—Greg Bottoms recounts, in gripping, dramatic prose, the bizarre disappearances, suicide attempts, and the shocking crime that land Michael in the psychiatric wing of a maximum security prison...read more

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9780609606261 | Crown Pub, November 1, 2000, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The author's memoir of his brother's descent into schizophrenia begins with Michael's first 'break' in the 1980s and traces his grinding fall into drug addiction and madness.

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9780226067643 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 2005, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A taut, powerful memoir of madness, Angelhead documents the violent, drug-addled descent of the author's brother, Michael, into schizophrenia.

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Recounts the author's three-decade struggle with schizophrenia and reveals how he was able to overcome the disease and create a new life. (view table of contents)

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9780465082261 | Basic Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Recounts the author's three-decade struggle with schizophrenia and reveals how he was able to overcome the disease and create a new life.

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9780465082278 | Basic Books, May 8, 2002, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Recounts the author's three-decade struggle with schizophrenia and reveals how he was able to overcome the disease and create a new life.

The author's memoir of his brother's descent into schizophrenia begins with Michael's first 'break' in the 1980s and traces his grinding fall into drug addiction and madness.

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9780609807149 | Three Rivers Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: The author's memoir of his brother's descent into schizophrenia begins with Michael's first 'break' in the 1980s and traces his grinding fall into drug addiction and madness.

Miscellaneous:

9780676806540 | Crown Pub, March 5, 2002, cover price $12.00

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Product Description: Now a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV-movie starring Kathy Bates, Elizabeth Perkins, and Lynn Redgrave. When Margaret Moorman's older sister, Sally, was first hospitalized with schizophrenia in 1959, her family denied the truth to neighbors, friends-and even themselves...read more

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9780393029871, titled "My Sisters Keeper: Learning to Cope With a Sibling's Mental Illness" | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 1992, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: A woman caring for a sister afflicted with schizophrenia shares how her sibling's disease affected her own development and how she resolved her inner turmoil to be able to meet her sister's needs and her own

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9780393324044 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2002, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Now a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV-movie starring Kathy Bates, Elizabeth Perkins, and Lynn Redgrave.
9780140231212 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, September 1, 1993), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Margaret Moorman tells the story of her struggle to deal with the legacy of her older sister's devastating schizophrenia.

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The author reflects on the loss of his father to schizophrenia and madness, piecing together the fragments of a life that disintigrated with the onset of the disease, leaving his fathera brilliant sociology professorparanoid, estranged from his family, and living in extreme poverty. $30,000 ad/promo.

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9780767901901 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, April 1, 2000, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The author reflects on the loss of his father to schizophrenia, piecing together the fragments of a life that disintegrated, leaving his father--a sociology professor--paranoid, estranged from his family, and living in extreme poverty.

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Product Description: Written from the point of view of the bond between mother and child, this book records the effect of the author's youngest daughter's schizophrenia on her life. It relates the stages of first recognising the symptoms of mental illness, then understanding and, finally, coping with a daughter's torment...read more

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9781898256625 | Collins Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Written from the point of view of the bond between mother and child, this book records the effect of the author's youngest daughter's schizophrenia on her life.

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Product Description: The autobiography of Clover, a diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic, tells of her isolated childhood, her terrifying thirty- year journey through the mental health system, and her recovery after meeting supportive people who taught her how to love.

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9780967116372 | 2 revised edition (Rainbow Pots & Pr, October 1, 1999), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The autobiography of Clover, a diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic, tells of her isolated childhood, her terrifying thirty- year journey through the mental health system, and her recovery after meeting supportive people who taught her how to love.

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Product Description: Book by Baker, William R. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781564742988 | Fithian Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Book by Baker, William R.

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Through poignant vignettes, a Texas woman traces her relationship with her mother, whose guardian she became at sixteen when her mother was diagnosed as a schizophrenic, and recounts her struggle to care for her. Reprint. K. PW.

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9780688133689, titled "My Mother's Keeper: A Daughter's Memoir of Growing Up in the Shadow of Schizophrenia" | William Morrow & Co, April 1, 1997, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The daughter of a woman diagnosed with schizophrenia recounts her childhood with a mentally ill mother and her efforts to rescue her mother from the streets

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9780380723027, titled "My Mother's Keeper: A Daughter's Memoir of Growing Up in the Shadow of Schizophrenia" | Reprint edition (Bard, July 1, 1998), cover price $12.50 | About this edition: The daughter of a woman diagnosed with schizophrenia recounts her childhood with a mentally ill mother and her efforts to rescue her mother from the streets

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9781571970732 | Ivy House Pub Group, March 1, 1998, cover price $15.95

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In a compelling portrait of schizophrenia and its impact on one family, the author describes his son's twenty-five-year battle with the ailment, the usually ineffective treatments, and the biomedical therapies that have revolutionized psychiatry. 35,000 first printing. Tour. (view table of contents)

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9780679446712 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 1998, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author describes his son's twenty-five-year battle with schizophrenia and its impact on their family, the usually ineffective treatments, and the biomedical therapies that have revolutionized psychiatry

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9780944957684, titled "The Story of Barbara: My Daughter's Battle With Schizophrenia" | Rivercross Pub, June 1, 1997, cover price $18.75

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Product Description: She was a wonderful child -- charming, gifted, full of energy -- and she seemed to have a wonderful life ahead of her. Then the incomprehensible happened. At age 13, Rickie was diagnosed schizophrenic, removed from her caring family, and condemned to long, heartbreaking years in mental institutions...read more

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9780449903490 | Fawcett Books, January 1, 1990, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Recounts a thirteen-year-old's descent into schizophrenia and her subsequent recovery through nutritional therapy and visual perception training

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9780345373595 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, September 1, 1991), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: She was a wonderful child -- charming, gifted, full of energy -- and she seemed to have a wonderful life ahead of her.

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Recounts the devastating effects of schizophrenia and the long process of a cure, telling the true story of a woman tortured by inner obsessions, and her re-entrance into functioning society

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9780312039301 | St Martins Pr, January 1, 1990, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Recounts the devastating effects of schizophrenia and the long process of a cure, telling the true story of a woman tortured by inner obsessions, and her re-entrance into functioning society

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Product Description: A re-creation of the mind of a schizophrenic, this story recounts the author's long battle with schizophrenia--beginning in childhood when haunting voices called her into another world--and her ultimate triumph over mental illness

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9780671528348 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1987, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A re-creation of the mind of a schizophrenic, this story recounts the author's long battle with schizophrenia--beginning in childhood when haunting voices called her into another world--and her ultimate triumph over mental illness

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9780380706273 | Reprint edition (Avon Books, April 1, 1989), cover price $4.99 | also contains Fashion's Double: Representations of Fashion in Painting, Photography and Film | About this edition: A re-creation of the mind of a schizophrenic, this story recounts the author's long battle with schizophrenia--beginning in childhood when haunting voices called her into another world--and her ultimate triumph over mental illness

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Product Description: In a Darkness: A Story of Young Suicide

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9780940495104 | 2 edition (Pickering Pr, December 1, 1988), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In a Darkness: A Story of Young Suicide

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