72 Hour Hold
A NovelLarge Print - 2005
Trina suffers from bipolar disorder, making her paranoid, wild, and violent. Watching her child turn into a bizarre stranger, Keri searches desperately for assistance. Fed up with the bureaucracy of the mental health community and determined to save her daughter be any means necessary, Keri signs on for an illegal intervention. The Program is run by a group of radicals who eschew the psychiatric system and model themselves after the Underground Railroad. When Keri puts her daughter's fate in their hands, she begins a journey that has her calling on the spirit of Harriet Tubman for courage. In the upheaval that follows, she is forced to confront a past that refuses to stay buried, even as she battles to secure a future for her child. In this novel of family and redemption, Bebe Moore Campbell draws on the powerful emotions of her own experience and African-American roots, showcasing her best writing yet.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike, 2005.
Branch Call Number: CAM
Characteristics: 573 p.
Alternative Title: Seventy-two hour hold [large print]
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