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The Resource Paradoxical undressing, Kristin Hersh

Paradoxical undressing, Kristin Hersh

Label
Paradoxical undressing
Title
Paradoxical undressing
Statement of responsibility
Kristin Hersh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kristin Hersh was a preternaturally bright teenager, starting university at fifteen and with her band, Throwing Muses, playing rock clubs she was too young to frequent. By the age of seventeen she was living in her car, unable to sleep for the torment of strange songs swimming around her head - the songs for which she is now known. But just as her band was taking off, Hersh was diagnosed with schizophrenia - a misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder as it turned out. Paradoxical Undressing chronicles the unraveling of a young woman's personality, culminating in a suicide attempt; and then her arduous yet inspiring recovery, her unplanned pregnancy at the age of 19, and the birth of her first son. Playful, vivid, and wonderfully warm, this is a visceral and brave memoir by a truly original performer, told in a truly original voice
Biography type
autobiography
Biographical or historical data
Kristin Hersh is an American songwriter and guitarist. She founded the seminal art-punk band Throwing Muses at age fourteen and is widely recognized as an indie rock pioneer. She is a mother of four, and lives in New Orleans.
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Hersh, Kristin
Dewey number
782.42166
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Hersh, Kristin
  • Singers
  • Alternative rock musicians
  • Women singers
  • Schizophrenics
  • Memoirs
  • Rock & Pop music
  • Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups
  • Coping with illness & specific conditions
  • Biography
  • Memoirs
  • Popular music
  • Musicians, singers, bands & groups
  • Composers & songwriters
  • Coping with illness & specific conditions
Target audience
general
Label
Paradoxical undressing, Kristin Hersh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Hardback
Control code
9781848872387
Dimensions
23x15x3 cm.
Edition
Main.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9781848872387
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Paradoxical undressing, Kristin Hersh
Publication
Note
Hardback
Control code
9781848872387
Dimensions
23x15x3 cm.
Edition
Main.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9781848872387
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

Library Locations

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