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Defying the enemy within, Joe Williams

Label
Defying the enemy within
Title
Defying the enemy within
Statement of responsibility
Joe Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Former NRL player, world boxing title holder and proud Wiradjuri First Nations man Joe Williams was always plagued by negative voices in his head, and the pressures of elite sport took their toll. Joe eventually turned to drugs and alcohol to silence the voices, before attempting to take his own life in 2012. In the aftermath, determined to rebuild his life, Joe took up professional boxing and got clean. Defying the Enemy Within is both Joe's story and the steps he took to get well. Williams tells of his struggles with mental illness, later diagnosed as Bipolar Disorder, and the constant dialogue in his head telling him he worthless and should die. In addition to sharing his experiences, Joe shares his wellness plan -- the ordinary steps that helped him achieve the extraordinary
Biography type
autobiography
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Williams, Joe
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Williams, Joe
  • Williams, Joe
  • Manic-depressive persons
  • Rugby League football players
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Athletes
Target audience
adult
Label
Defying the enemy within, Joe Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
p2251057879
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 266 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780733338755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Defying the enemy within, Joe Williams
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
p2251057879
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 266 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780733338755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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