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Madness : a bipolar life / by Marya Hornbacher.

Hornbacher, Marya, 1974- (Author). Gilbert, Tavia. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 921 HOR (Text) 33500013347885 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 921 HOR (Text) 33500013347893 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 921 HOR (Text) 33500013347901 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780358297017
  • ISBN: 9781433212352
  • ISBN: 1433212358
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (approximately 570 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [CD edition].
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, [2008]

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General Note:
Compact discs.
Digital recording.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Tavia Gilbert.
Summary, etc.:
When Marya Hornbacher published her first book, Wasted, she did not yet know the reason for her all-but-shattered young life. At age 24, Hornbacher was diagnosed with Type 1 rapid-cycle bipolar, the most severe form of bipolar disease there is. Here, in her trademark wry, self-revealing voice, Hornbacher tells her new story. She takes us inside her own desperate attempts to control violently careening mood swings by self-starvation, substance abuse, numbing sex, and self-mutilation. How Hornbacher fights her way up from a madness that all but destroys her, and what it is like to live in a difficult and sometimes beautiful life and marriage, is at the heart of this brave memoir. Millions of people in America struggle with a variety of disorders that may mask their true diagnosis of bipolar; also, Hornbacher's portrait of her own bipolar as early as age four will change the current debate on whether bipolar exists in children.
Subject: Hornbacher, Marya, 1974- > Mental health.
Manic-depressive persons > United States > Biography.
Manic-depressive illness.
Hornbacher, Marya, 1974-
Manic-depressive illness.
Manic-depressive persons.
Mental health.
United States.
Genre: Biographies.
Talking books.
Talking books.

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