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  • ISBN: 9780307473547
  • ISBN: 0307473546
  • Physical Description: 235 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st Vintage books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2009.

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"A father's story of love and madness"--Cover.
Originally published: New York : Other Press, ©2008.
Summary, etc.:
"Hurry Down Sunshine is an extraordinary family story and a memoir of exceptional power. In it, Michael Greenberg recounts in vivid detail the remarkable summer when, at the age of fifteen, his daughter was struck mad. It begins with Sally's sudden visionary crack-up on the streets of Greenwich Village, and continues, among other places, in the out-of-time world of a Manhattan psychiatric ward during the city's most sweltering months. It is a tale of a family broken open, then painstakingly, movingly stitched together again. Among Greenberg's unforgettable cast of characters are an unconventional psychiatrist, an Orthodox Jewish patient, a manic Classics professor, a movie producer, and a landlord with literary aspirations. Unsentimental, nuanced, and deeply humane, Hurry Down Sunshine is essential reading in the literature of affliction alongside classics such as Girl, Interrupted and An Unquiet Mind"--Book cover.
Subject: Greenberg, Sally, 1981-
Manic-depressive illness in adolescence > Patients > New York (State) > New York.
Parents of mentally ill children.
Manic-depressive illness > New York (State) > New York > Personal narratives.

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