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Too bright to hear too loud to see / Juliann Garey.

Garey, Juliann. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780792792628 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0792792629 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 06 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Dan Butler.
Summary, etc.:
In her tour de force first novel, Juliann Garey takes us inside the restless mind, ravaged heart, and anguished soul of Greyson Todd, a successful Hollywood studio executive who leaves his wife and young daughter and for a decade and travels the world giving free reign to the bipolar disorder he's been forced to keep hidden for almost twenty years. The novel intricately weaves together three timelines: the story of Greyson's travels (Rome, Israel, Santiago, Thailand, Uganda), the progressive unraveling of his own father seen through Greyson's eyes as a child, and the intimacies and estrangements of his marriage. The entire narrative unfolds in the time it takes him to undergo twelve thirty-second electroshock treatments in a New York psychiatric ward. This is a literary page-turner of the first order, and a brilliant inside look at mental illness.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Manic-depressive illness > Fiction.
Self-realization > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Marriage > Fiction.

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