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Sharp My Story of Madness, Cutting, and How I Reclaimed My Life

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ISBN-10: 0062064037

ISBN-13: 9780062064035

Edition: 2012

Authors: David Corn, David Fitzpatrick

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“A harrowing journey from self-destructive psychosis to a cautious re-emergence into the flickering sunshine of the sane world….Fitzpatrick writes about mental illness with the unsparing intensity of Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton but also with the hard-won self-knowledge of William Styron, Kay Jamison, and other chroniclers of disease, recovery, and management…. A must read, remarkably told.”—Wally Lamb, author of I Know This Much is True David Fitzpatrick’s Sharp is an extraordinary memoir—a fascinating, disturbing look into the mind of a man who, in his early 20s, began cutting himself due to a severe mental illness. A beautifully written treatment of a powerful subject, Fitzpatrick—whose…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Prologue
Family History
Relative Innocence
Being Watched
The Four Pricks of the Apocalypse
A Reprieve of Sorts
Disintegrating in Boston
"Club Med for the Brain"
First Sight and Holly's Emergence
The Life of Maddy and Continued Submersion
Flirting with Hope in Kansas
Lost and Adrift Everywhere
Just Breathe
A Redemptive Chat
Epilogue: First Night Out
Acknowledgments
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