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Brett Hartman

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Born in Philadelphia, raised in Ft. Lauderdale, I distinguished myself early in life as the perpetual tallest kid in class, yet still managed to suck at basketball. I distinguished myself again in 1984 as the first of my graduating class to endure a psychotic breakdown. (Read all about that in my memoir, Hammerhead 84). I spent a lot of time in school: Auburn University, Villanova and Indiana State from which I earned a doctorate in clinical psychology. My sleep-deprived life consists mostly of working as a psychologist, writing whenever I can and raising two rowdy boys with my wife in Albany, NY. Cadillac Chronicles is my first novel.

Why did you dedicate your book (Cadillac Chronicles) to Rebecca Riley?

Rebecca Riley will always be that four-year-old girl from Massachusetts who was reportedly quite a handful but certainly didn’t deserve the kind of hubris-driven treatment she got from her psychiatrist. At age two, she was labeled bipolar and started on drugs that grew in number and dosage until her final days when she was nothing but a “floppy doll.” She died in her sleep of drug overdose.

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Published on January 15, 2013 07:50 Tags: medication, psychiatry, psychology, teen, ya
Average rating: 3.93 · 95 ratings · 28 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
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