Insane Joy is the story of Grandfather Jacob as told to his
grandson Joseph. Grandfather Jacob is an African-American
male who survived and recovered from mental illness to become
a successful writer, scholar, minister, and activist. Insane Joy
probes the depths of obstacles and triumphs of successful
recovery from schizoaffective disorder, one of the most acute
mental illnesses in the world. Through his stern yet calming
voice, Grandfather Jacob recounts his story to his grandson who
himself is beginning to experience symptoms.
Insane Joy has a
humorous and uplifting style to shed fictional light on a pending
epidemic. Insane Joy is palatable to any audience, for anyone can
relate to the resilience, strength, faith, and grace requisite to
overcome some of life’s most difficult challenges. In reading
Insane Joy, you will gasp, cry, and most definitely laugh a
euphony of cathartic redemption.