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Growing up Bipolar

In his new memoir, Montague-based poet David Lovelace describes daily life with a family tortured by mental illness. He spoke with Rachel Deahl about writing the book, Hollywood's interest, and his current state of mind.

David Lovelace's raw new memoir is about growing up surrounded by mental illness. (Photograph by Fred Collins) David Lovelace's raw new memoir is about growing up surrounded by mental illness.
By Rachael Deahl
September 21, 2008

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In his new memoir, Montague-based poet David Lovelace describes daily life with a family tortured by mental illness. He spoke with Rachel Deahl about writing the book, Hollywood's interest, and his current state of mind. (Full article: 1183 words)

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