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The Resource Because We Are Bad

Because We Are Bad

Label
Because We Are Bad
Title
Because We Are Bad
Statement of responsibility
Lily Bailey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a child, Lily Bailey knew she was bad. By the age of 13, she had killed someone with a thought, spread untold disease and ogled the bodies of other children.Only by performing an exhausting series of secret routines could she correct her wrongdoing. But it was never enough. She had a severe case of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. From child to teenager to young woman, OCD had ruled Lily's life, sending a bright, vital mind spinning into a downward vortex. Until she learnt a vital philosophical lesson.Raw and funny, heart-breaking and uplifting, Because We Are Bad reveals with humour, grace and searing honesty what it's like to live with an almost intolerable burden of obsession.'Because We Are Bad is an intense heart-rending roller coaster of a book . . . the most engaging and well-written account of mental health experiences I have read.' Huffington Post UK
Summary
By the age of thirteen, Lily Bailey was convinced she was bad. She had killed someone with a thought, spread untold disease, and ogled the bodies of other children. Only by performing an exhausting series of secret routines could she make up for what she’d done. But no matter how intricate or repetitive, no act of penance was ever enough
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10639521
Cataloging source
BT
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Bailey, Lily
Dewey number
920
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Nonfiction
Target audience
adult
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OCD and a girl lost in thought
Label
Because We Are Bad
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7206c2d8-1277-49b6-84ef-a7b1b252ba15
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925576757
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Because We Are Bad
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7206c2d8-1277-49b6-84ef-a7b1b252ba15
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925576757
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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