He Wanted the Moon
The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him
ISBN10: 0804137498 ISBN13: 9780804137492 Contributors: Claxton, Eve Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (T) Published: Feb 16 2016 Pages: 273 Weight: 0.45lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
A woman pieces together the story of her absent father's life, beginning with his advancements in isolating the biogeochemical root of manic depression, which he then began to suffer himself, leading to years of institutionalization and confinement. 30,000 first printing.