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User Review  - jtlauderdale - LibraryThing

I found this hard to finish. I was hoping for more information about the topic but instead the part about the trip to Ireland felt that there was a lot padding of the story to make the book seem longer than it really needed to be. This could have been a much more gripping story. Unsatisfying. Read full review

Review: Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family's Schizophrenia

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

This book is excellent for anybody who has suffered from mental illness or who has family members who do. There are a few Irish schizophrenics on my Irish side of the family, so I was curious. The ... Read full review

Review: Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family's Schizophrenia

User Review  - Kathryn Varuzza - Goodreads

Last year I read 136 books, and I have to say this was my top pick for the best book of 2008, and I also have to say, it is probably the book that has had the most influence on my life. And I've read ... Read full review

Review: Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family's Schizophrenia

User Review  - Leabelle - Goodreads

After leaving the nest, two of the author's sisters return home with schizophrenia. The author travels to Ireland in search of the family history of the disease and along the way comes face to face ... Read full review

Review: Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family's Schizophrenia

User Review  - Trena - Goodreads

After I finished The Gargoyle I decided to do a little non-fiction reading on schizophrenia. This book was on my to-read list. Perfect! The author comes from a family with a long and voracious line of ... Read full review

Review: Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family's Schizophrenia

User Review  - Keri - Goodreads

I think I expected this book to be more of a scientific review, and it actually turned out to be more of a memoir about Patrick's relationship with his sisters and his search to do something to help ... Read full review

Review: Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family's Schizophrenia

User Review  - Sheila - Goodreads

I was lucky enough to find this book at my local library, within just couple of weeks of seeing its title in an MSNBC news article and wondering - what the hell does being Irish have to do with being ... Read full review

Review: Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family's Schizophrenia

User Review  - Staci - Goodreads

REALLY weird book. The author literally goes to Ireland and wanders around, hoping to run into people who may have known his ancestors...in hopes of getting more clarity on the mental illness in his ... Read full review

Review: Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family's Schizophrenia

User Review  - JA - Goodreads

A natural follow up to My Father's Paradise, this book is also written by a journalist investigating his family's heritage. Patrick Tracey traveled to Ireland instead of Iraq, searching for the ... Read full review

Review: Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family's Schizophrenia

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I made it most of the way through but couldn't find enough steam to finish the book. The problem with this book is that it defies being one genre and could be many - travelogue, family memoir ... Read full review


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