Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Berkley Books
Publish Date
Pages
372
Dimensions
6.08 X 1.03 X 8.96 inches | 0.88 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780425213896

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About the Author

Pete Earley, a former reporter for The Washington Post, is the author of several works of nonfiction, including the bestsellers The Hot House and Family of Spies, and the multi-award-winning Circumstantial Evidence. According to the Washingtonian magazine, he is one of ten journalist/authors in America who have the power to introduce new ideas and give them currency. Earley is also the author of two novels.

Reviews

Praise for Crazy

"A combination of old-fashioned muckraking and genuine empathy...an important manifesto." --The Washington Post Book World

"Parents of the mentally ill should find solace and food for thought in [this book's] pages."--Publishers Weekly

"A case for major policy reform...a harrowing account of a father trying to obtain treatment for his adult son."--San Antonio Express News

"Crazy is a godsend. It will open the minds of many who make choices for the mentally ill. Countless numbers of us owe Pete Earley and his son Mike a great debt."--Patty Duke