Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life

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Product Details

Price
$18.00
Publisher
Avery Publishing Group
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781583335505

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About the Author

Melody Moezzi is an Iranian-American Muslim activist, attorney, writer, and award-winning author. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Reviews

"An excellent read, no matter what your level of familiarity (or lack thereof) with mental illness."
--Bitch Magazine

"Blistering, brash and irreverant... [Moezzi's] courageous postcard from the edge can't come too soon."
--Gina Webb, The Atlanta Journal Constitution

"[W]hipsmart but whimsical...Moezzi's fierce honesty and comic self deprecation bind together winningly."
--Kate Tuttle, The Boston Globe


"[A] defiantly frank memoir."
--Parade Magazine


"A captivating autobiographical account of [Moezzi's] struggle with bipolar disorder."
--Brian Mossop, Scientific American MIND

"At times moving, unsettling, and funny, Moezzi's brash, barely filtered memoir is a fascinating glimpse into a tumultuous mind."
--Teresa Weaver, Atlanta Magazine

"Moezzi is brutally honest...[and] bitingly funny in her narrative."
--Cliff Bellamy, The Herald-Sun


"Iranian-American story with a feminist bipolar twist."
--Tyler Cowen, New York Times Magazine "One-Sentence Book Review"


"[A] must-read autobiography... informative and uplifting."
--Atiya Hasan, Brown Girl Magazine


"A big brain and a big heart inform this courageous and often hilarious memoir."
--Lee Smith, author of The Last Girls

"Intelligent, accurate, entertaining, culturally relevant, and a little sassy..."
--New York Journal of Books

"Captivating . . . a powerful narrative."
--Scientific American