Now in paperback from the New York Times bestselling writer of Manic—a gripping and eloquent account of the unfolding of her debilitating bipolar sickness in the course of her childhood.
The New York instances bestselling writer blends a pitch-perfect childlike voice with willing grownup commentary as she stocks her heartrending, groundbreaking insider’s inspect the interesting and scary global of adolescence bipolar sickness.
Starting along with her first suicide try out at age seven, Terri Cheney used to be held hostage through her roller-coaster moods, veering from effortless A-pluses to overall paralysis, from bouts of obsessive hypersexuality to episodes of alcoholic abandon that just about rate her her lifestyles. at the outdoors, her global seemed ideal. She used to be lovely and shrewdpermanent, an educational megastar and well known cheerleader. but her internal international used to be chaos, a well-guarded mystery too troubling, too painful to fathom even thirty years later in her bestselling memoir, Manic, which used to be lauded as “chilling” and “brilliant” by means of People. In The darkish aspect of Innocence, her eye-opening follow-up, Terri stocks her poignant and compelling trip from a youth of catastrophe and melancholy to pray and survival, an informative first-person account of a dismal beast that preys on a brilliant 1000000 youngsters.