The Resource Here comes the sun, Jeremy Oxley and Mary Oxley Griffiths, (ebook)

Here comes the sun, Jeremy Oxley and Mary Oxley Griffiths, (ebook)

Label
Here comes the sun
Title
Here comes the sun
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Oxley and Mary Oxley Griffiths
Title variation
Love story that saved a man from destruction and reunited the Sunnboys
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Language
eng
Summary
Jeremy Oxley was diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 22, at the height of his fame as singer of the popular band Sunnyboys. Terrified and in denial, he tried to hide his diagnosis from family, band mates, and friends, who attributed his erratic and sometimes terrifying behavior to drug and alcohol abuse. Following harrowing experiences with the woeful mental health services of the day, Jeremy took himself off his prescription drugs and self-medicated with alcohol, gradually alienating friends and family alike till he became a hermit living in a small town in New South Wales, shut off from any kind of life or support. A Sunnyboys fan, Mary Griffiths was a widowed nurse with young twin boys. After being shocked to discover how Jeremy was living, she and her sons determined to find him and help him. At their first meeting, Mary was able to see through Jeremy's illness and recognize signs of the sensitive, beautiful, and frightened man within. Her boys instantly loved him and he in turn was immediately calm around them. Jeremy's willingness to get well under Mary's guidance was driven by a deep desire to have the things we all mostly take for granted: a loving family, security, and control of his health and life. Slowly, painfully, but together, Jeremy and Mary put everything into reclaiming his life and building a family. That struggle is told here for the first time by Mary and Jeremy, whose distinctive voices trace Jeremy's remarkable journey from darkness to the light, and from the depths of despair to hope and love. It will move and inspire all who read it
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Oxley, Jeremy
Dewey number
7882.42166092/2
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Oxley Griffiths, Mary
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  • Oxley, Jeremy Saxon
  • Entertainers
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sunnyboys
Target audience
adult
Label
Here comes the sun, Jeremy Oxley and Mary Oxley Griffiths, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781925267600
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11569348
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remote
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11569348
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MWT11569348
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Here comes the sun, Jeremy Oxley and Mary Oxley Griffiths, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781925267600
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11569348
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11569348
System control number
MWT11569348
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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