An autobiographical account expressing the unique experiences of an adult with bipolar manic depression. Over a thirty-four year period, the author chronicles the many difficult, and sometimes dangerous, situations he has faced due to this disorder. He describes various living situations and personal relationships, while portraying his inner struggle with an overwhelming mental illness.
The book offers hope. He describes the roles of creativity and spirituality in understanding and treating bipolar manic depression, as he gains wisdom in managing symptoms and understanding the world.