Why Me?


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By Tony Hurley

ISBN: 978-1-904697-02-2
Published: 2004
Pages: 169
Key Themes: manic depression, bi-polar disorder, recovery


Tony Hurley may look like Michael Caine on the cover of this book but his life has turned out very differently. Written with honesty, humanity and integrity this is a book about one mans struggle with manic depression. At one time Tony had five psychiatrists and he still managed to pass his Open University Degree! Tonys honest and genuine autobiography on living with manic depression is remarkable for its positive outlook. Tony has written this book to help others with the same affliction.

About the Author

Born on 6th May 1935, in Cork, Tony lived in London until he sadly passed away in the Spring of 2007. An Open University graduate with a BA in Management and Technology, Tony led a lifelong battle against manic depression. At one time he had five counsellors looking after him, despite all this Tony always managed to maintain a positive outlook in life and his relationships. Tony was a committed mental health activist. He was instrumental in the forming of the Manic Depression Fellowship or MDF when it was in its infancy and a loyal supporter of Chipmunkapublishing. Our heart goes out to Tonys family and friends.

1 review for Why Me?

  1. John Harley (verified owner)

    An autobiography of a man who long suffered from manic depression but beat all the odds by completing his university degree, an inspiring read

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