Hillbilly Gothic : A Memoir of Madness and Motherhood
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: August 2007
Duration: 6 hours 52 minutes
Adrienne Martini is an award-winning freelance writer. In her candid memoir Hillbilly Gothic, she offers a glimpse at mental illness from a personal perspective, and reveals how the women of her Appalachian family invariably suffer postpartum depression. After the birth of her first child, Adrienne found herself spiraling toward a breakdown that led to her eventual institutionalization.