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John Gartner


The Hypomanic Edge
2005

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John Gartner is a psychologist on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University. His book The Hypomanic Edge: The Link Between (a Little) Craziness and (a Lot of) Success in America was named one of the notable new ideas of 2005 by The New York Times Magazine. He lives in Baltimore and New York.

Find John Gartner on the web: www.hypomanicedge.com

Enrique leaves Honduras really having no idea where hes going. He just knows, Im gonna go north. He was going to North Carolina to reach his mother, and he makes eight attempts to reach her. He travels [for] 122 days and a total of twelve thousand miles, because he keeps getting deported back.

- Sonia Nazario
Enrique's Journey


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