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Broken Whole: A California Tale of Craziness, Creativity and Chaos

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Described as ..".probably the most entertaining account of mania you'll ever read...," this raw, inspirational, story shows that a man can live a full, productive life with a serious mental illness. In 2006, Keith, in the midst of an immense undiagnosed manic episode, cut a swath through the Corridor of Dreams - the swanky swathe of the West side of LA stretchin
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Paperback, 196 pages
Published March 18th 2010 by Chipmunka Publishing (first published January 5th 2010)
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Keith Adams
Feb 25, 2010 Keith Adams rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people who like inspirational memoirs, interested in mental health, or gay culture
Well, it would be a little unfair of me to review my own book! But I can tell you it's been described as "probably the most entertaining book about mania you'll read". It's a terrifying account of just a couple of months of high adventure and misdemeanor in Hollywood, a tough, honest, questioning of the place of mental illness in somebody's (i.e. my own) life, and an inspirational book about survival. Thanks, Keith Adams
Mark
Sep 10, 2010 Mark rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The author hand-sold me a copy of this at LA Book Fair. Raw and honest stuff.
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My book, which was recently published by Chipmunka, has been called "… probably the most entertaining tale of mania you're likely to read". "Broken Whole: a California tale of Craziness, Creativity and Chaos" is available at all online booksellers in paperback, and on Kindle too (at Amazon.com)

I always wonder how an abnormally tall, working-class boy from the North Sea coast of England ended up li
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