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He wanted the moon : the madness and medical genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and his daughter's quest to know him / Mimi Baird ; with Eve Claxton.

Baird, Mimi. (Author). Claxton, Eve (Added Author).

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Summary:

The author pieces together the story of her absent father's life, beginning with his advancements in isolating the biochemical root of manic depression, which he then began to suffer from himself, leading to years of institutionalization and confinement.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 616.895 B163 (Text) 35178001495806 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/28/2015 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780804137478
  • ISBN: 0804137471
  • ISBN: 9780804137492
  • ISBN: 0804137498
  • Physical Description: 250 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2015]

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Summary, etc.:
The author pieces together the story of her absent father's life, beginning with his advancements in isolating the biochemical root of manic depression, which he then began to suffer from himself, leading to years of institutionalization and confinement.
Subject: Baird, Perry > Mental health.
Manic-depressive persons > United States > Biography
Manic-depressive illness > United States > History.
Physicians > United States > Biography
Bipolar Disorder > Personal Narratives.

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