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Girl, interrupted

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In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital.  She spent most of the next two years on the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital as renowned for its famous clientele--Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, James Taylor, and Ray Charles--as for its progressive methods of treating those who could afford its sanctuary. Kaysen's memoir encompasses horror and razor-edged perception while providing vivid portraits of her fellow patients and their keepers. It is a brilliant evocation of a "parallel universe" set within the kaleidoscopically shifting landscape of the late sixties. Girl, Interrupted is a clear-sighted, unflinching documnet that gives lasting and specific dimension to our definitions of sane and insane, mental illness and recovery. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Full title girl interrupted
Author kaysen susanna
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-04-27 04:18:34AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 04:21:49AM

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subject_facet Kaysen, Susanna, -- 1948- -- Mental health, Large type books, Psychiatric hospital patients -- Massachusetts -- Biography
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