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Author Lukach, Mark.

Title My lovely wife in the psych ward [Overdrive electronic resource] : a memoir / Mark Lukach.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint New York : Harper Wave, 2017.
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Description 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
Playing Time 08:39:58
Description audio file rda
Note Unabridged.
Performer Narrator: Josh Bloomberg.
Summary A heart-wrenching, yet hopeful, memoir of a young marriage that is redefined by mental illness and affirms the power of love.Mark and Giulia's life together began as a storybook romance. They fell in love at eighteen, married at twenty-four, and were living their dream life in San Francisco. When Giulia was twenty-seven, she suffered a terrifying and unexpected psychotic break that landed her in the psych ward for nearly a month. One day she was vibrant and well-adjusted; the next she was delusional and suicidal, convinced that her loved ones were not safe. Eventually, Giulia fully recovered, and the couple had a son. But, soon after Jonas was born, Giulia had another breakdown, and then a third a few years after that. Pushed to the edge of the abyss, everything the couple had once taken for granted was upended. A story of the fragility of the mind, and the tenacity of the human spirit, My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward is, above all, a love story that raises profound questions: How do we care for the people we love? What and who do we live for? Breathtaking in its candor, radiant with compassion, and written with dazzling lyricism, Lukach's is an intensely personal odyssey through the harrowing years of his wife's mental illness, anchored by an abiding devotion to family that will affirm readers' faith in the power of love.
System Details Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 243772 KB).
Subject Lukach, Mark.
Lukach, Giulia -- Mental health.
Psychiatric hospital patients -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention. -- Sound recordings.
Husband and wife -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Genre Electronic audiobooks.
Added Author Bloomberg, Josh.
ISBN 9780062674227 (sound recording)
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