By Danielle Steel
"This is the tale of a unprecedented boy with an excellent brain, a center of gold, and a tortured soul. it's the tale of an ailment, a struggle to dwell, and a race opposed to death."
From the day he was once born, Nick Traina used to be his mother's pleasure. by means of nineteen, he used to be lifeless. this can be Danielle Steel's strong own tale of the son she misplaced and the teachings she discovered in the course of his brave conflict opposed to darkness. Sharing gentle, painful stories and Nick's awesome journals, metal brings us a haunting duet among a unique younger guy and the mummy who enjoyed him--and a harrowing portrait of a masked killer known as manic melancholy, which afflicts among and 3 million Americans.
Nick rocketed via lifelike a taking pictures big name. symptoms of his disorder have been sophisticated, frequently paradoxical. He spoke in complete sentences at age one. He was once a super, fascinating baby who by no means slept. And at the start, even his mom defined away his quicksilver moods. Nick consistently marched to another drummer. His reward for writing was once amazing, his musical expertise promised a golden destiny. yet by the point he entered junior excessive, Danielle metal observed her liked son hurtling towards catastrophe and attempted desperately to get Nick the assistance he needed--the starting salvos of what could turn into a ferocious pitched conflict for his life.
Even as he struggled, Nick's air of secrecy and accomplishments remained undimmed. He bared his soul in his magazine with uncanny perception, in searing prose, poetry, and tune. while he used to be eventually clinically determined and handled, it acquired time, yet too little. finally, possibly not anything can have stored him from the insidious sickness that had shadowed him from his earliest years.
At as soon as a loving legacy and an unsparing depiction of a devastating sickness, Danielle Steel's tribute to her misplaced son is a present of lifestyles, desire, therapeutic, and knowing to us all.