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Inferno: A Memoir

Inferno: A Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Cho, Catherine

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My psychosis, for all its destruction and wrath, was a love story. When Catherine left London for the US with her husband James, to introduce her family to their newborn son Cato, she could not have envisaged how that trip would end. Catherine would find herself in an involuntary... psych ward in New Jersey, separated from her husband and child, unable to understand who she was, and how she had got there. It's difficult to know where the story of psychosis begins. Was it the moment I met my son? Or was it decided in the before, something rooted deeper in my fate, generations ago? In an attempt to hold on to her sense of self, Catherine had to reconstruct her life, from her early childhood, to a harrowing previous relationship, and her eventual marriage to James. The result is a powerful exploration of psychosis and motherhood, at once intensely personal, yet holding within it a universal experience - of how we love, live and understand ourselves in relation to each other.
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ISBN 9781526619051
Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781526619051
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Circus
Released 31 Mar 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Cho, Catherine
Category Biography & Autobiography
Mental Health Services
Women's Health
Family & Other Relationships: General
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 216mm
Dewey Code 616.760092
Weight 296g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Puerperal psychoses - Biography - Patients
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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