Angelhead

Angelhead : My Brother's Descent into Madness

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Set in Tidewater, Virginia, in the 1980's and early 1990's "Angelhead" documents the violent, drug-addled descent of the author's brother, Michael, into paranoid schizophrenia. From Michael's first psychotic break aged 14 through a series of petty crimes, bizarre disappearances, and suicide attempts to the shocking crime that landed him in the psychiatric wing of a maximum-security prision, "Angelhead" presents, first-hand, the fragmenting of a mind and a family. This prose offers no consolation or easy answers - simply emotional precision and the satisfaction of hard, unflinching truth.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 211 pages
  • 128 x 195mm
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • HEADLINE REVIEW
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747252726
  • 9780747252726

About Greg Bottoms

Greg Bottoms writes regularly for on-line magazines such as Salon and Nerve.show more

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