72 Hour Hold

72 Hour Hold

A Novel

Large Print - 2005
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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.
ISBN: 9780786279456
0786279451
Branch Call Number: CAM
Characteristics: 573 p.

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AMILLERGIRL Apr 08, 2014

why is this womans story told over and over and over again on this page?

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rooty
Jul 12, 2010

Well written and informative about issues of the bipolar mentality within the context of a realistic story

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