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 sickness, a struggle to dwell, and a race opposed to death."
From the day he was once born, Nick Traina was once his mother's pleasure. by way of nineteen, he was once lifeless. this is often Danielle Steel's robust own tale of the son she misplaced and the teachings she discovered in the course of his brave conflict opposed to darkness. Sharing delicate, painful stories and Nick's awesome journals, metal brings us a haunting duet among a unique younger guy and the mum 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 realistic a taking pictures famous person. indicators of his disease have been refined, usually paradoxical. He spoke in complete sentences at age one. He was once an excellent, captivating baby who by no means slept. And in the beginning, even his mom defined away his quicksilver moods. Nick continuously marched to another drummer. His reward for writing used to be amazing, his musical expertise promised a golden destiny. yet by the point he entered junior excessive, Danielle metal observed her loved son hurtling towards catastrophe and attempted desperately to get Nick the assistance he needed--the establishing salvos of what could turn into a ferocious pitched conflict for his life.
Even as he struggled, Nick's air of mystery and accomplishments remained undimmed. He bared his soul in his magazine with uncanny perception, in searing prose, poetry, and track. while he was once ultimately clinically determined and taken care of, it received time, yet too little. in any case, possibly not anything may have stored him from the insidious affliction 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, wish, therapeutic, and figuring out to us all.