Gorilla and the Bird: A Memoir of Madness and a Mother's Love

Gorilla and the Bird: A Memoir of Madness and a Mother's Love

by Zack McDermott


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316315142
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 09/26/2017
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 393,925
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Zack McDermott has worked as a public defender for The Legal Aid Society of New York. His work has appeared in the New York Times, This American Life, Morning Edition, and Gawker, among other places. He lives in New York and LA.

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New York Times bestselling author of Bettyville - George Hodgman

"Zack McDermott's portrait of a mind under assault from bi-polar illness is both fascinating and heart-breaking to observe, and he takes us into his experience with riveting intensity. But McDermott's real achievement is capturing the moving determination and steadfast love of the mother who saves him, the remarkable Bird who breaks the loneliness, quiets the fear and gives him a home worth returning to, a special harbor that saves him. I was so moved by this book and these people."

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