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Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness Only More So,"
by Mark Vonnegut
Ramsey Library – no Hennepin Library – yes
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Press (October 5, 2010)
Afflicted with bipolar disorder, Vonnegut penned an account about his mental illness (The Eden Express, 1975) when in his twenties.. Amid criticisms of red tape in medical practice, Vonnegut recounts the activities, such as painting and softball, that absorbed his nonwork energies, as well as his bibulous habitsOf intrinsic interest to readers involved in mental health, Vonnegut’s candid recollections will also attract the literati because, yes, his father was that Vonnegut

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  • Nancy

    Good conversation which was respectful of the writer, the book, and of varying opinions. I always appreciate Cid's positive approach to our meetings and her commitment to fostering a charitable yet open discussion.

    November 15, 2012

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