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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9780679423669
9780679746041
9780786225958
9780804151115
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.4, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
760L
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Full title girl interrupted
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Last Update 2018-06-19 04:36:56AM
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subject_facet Autobiographies, Commitment of Mentally Ill, Kaysen, Susanna, -- 1948- -- Mental health, Mental Disorders, Mental illness -- Biography, Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- Massachusetts, Mentally ill women -- Personal narratives, Personal Narratives, Personal narratives, Psychiatric hospital patients -- Massachusetts -- Biography, Teenagers -- Mental health -- Biography, Teenagers with mental disabilities -- Rehabilitation -- Personal narratives
title_display Girl, interrupted
title_full Girl, Interrupted, Girl, interrupted / Susanna Kaysen, Girl, interrupted [large print] : Susanna Kaysen
title_short Girl, interrupted
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topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Commitment and detention, Commitment of Mentally Ill, Kaysen, Susanna, Mental Disorders, Mental health, Mental illness, Mentally ill, Mentally ill women, Nonfiction, Psychiatric hospital patients, Psychology, Rehabilitation, Sociology, Teenagers, Teenagers with mental disabilities