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  • ISBN 13: 9781934137093
  • ISBN 10: 193413709X
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I Thought I Could Fly

Portraits of Anguish, Compulsion, and Despair

By Charlee Brodsky

Stunning portraits--in words and photographs--of tragedy and hope in confronting mental illness.

“Evocative images, eloquent testimony—a frank and often inspiring exploration of the experience of mental illness.”—Peter D. Kramer, author of Freud: Inventor of the Modern Mind and Listening to Prozac

A tree’s bare limbs against a grey sky, a young woman’s vintage slip, the view beneath a bridge’s span. Charlee Brodsky’s stark black-and-white photographs combine with a concise collection of moving personal narratives to form an eloquent ensemble of tragedy and hope in the struggle to cope with mental illness.

Charlee Brodsky is a documentary photographer and a professor of photography at Carnegie Mellon University.

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