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

User Review  - Chassidy Combs - Goodreads

I must say, this was a pretty good read. I usually do not read books of this type, but the title dragged me in. I do feel a sense of repetition in this book. "Stalking Irish Madness" is completely ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kristine Kucera - Goodreads

I really wanted to like this book more than I did. The beginning really set the tone, the middle was a lot of nothing, and the end was neat and orderly. It seemed like a lot of set-up for no return. I ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Becky - Goodreads

A book that combines family history research and mental illness should be the perfect book for me, but I found this boring. I can't explain why, but I was so disappointed. There is an art to writing ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Christine Bowles - Goodreads

"God doesn,'t save you from drowning just to kick you to death on the beach." Such an amazing book! The first part was a little hard to take as he went through everything his family had been through ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Felicity - Goodreads

Absorbing, kind of depressing memoir. Keep in mind that I myself am an Irish American from a family with a history of bipolar disorder, so it was really, really gripping for me. Phew. A million miles from my usual escapist fare and worth the journey. Read full review

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

User Review  - Marianne Meyers - Goodreads

I couldn't put this book down for the first part of it, his Irish-American family's plight with schizophrenia, heartbreaking. Then the author as an adult goes on his own journey to Ireland, to figure ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Margaret Sankey - Goodreads

Fourth-genre memoir in which Tracey travels to Ireland and finds that his schizophrenia-laden family tree hails from an area in Ireland where this this many times the national (or American average ... 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  - 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  - 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


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