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Author Baird, Mimi.

Title He wanted the moon : the madness and medical genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and his daughter's quest to know him / Mimi Baird ; with Eve Claxton.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    92 Baird,P BAI    DUE 03-01-21
Edition First edition.
Description 250 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary The author pieces together the story of her absent father's life, beginning with his advancements in isolating the biochemical root of manic depression, which he then began to suffer from himself, leading to years of institutionalization and confinement.
Subject Baird, Perry -- Mental health.
Manic-depressive persons -- United States -- Biography.
Manic-depressive illness -- United States -- History.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Claxton, Eve.
ISBN 9780804137478

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