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Susanna Kaysen

Teoksen Girl, Interrupted tekijä

7+ teosta 8,436 jäsentä 144 arvostelua 7 Favorited

About the Author

Susanna Kaysen was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 11, 1948. Her memoir Girl, Interrupted is the harrowing account of her two year confinement in the McLean Psychiatric Hospital and was been adapted into a motion picture starring Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie. She has also written näytä lisää several novels including Asa, As I Knew Him, Far Afield, and Camera My Mother Gave Me. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Tekijän teokset

Girl, Interrupted (1993) 7,540 kappaletta
The Camera My Mother Gave Me (2001) 275 kappaletta
Girl, Interrupted [2000 film] (2000) — Original book — 201 kappaletta
Cambridge (1656) 148 kappaletta
Asa, as I Knew Him (1987) 136 kappaletta
Far Afield (1990) 135 kappaletta
Inocencia interrumpida (2022) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression (2001) — Avustaja — 488 kappaletta

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Author Susanna Kaysen was having a bad day when a psychiatrist she'd never seen before referred her for hospitalization at McLean, the top-tier mental institution of the 1960s. In her memoir Girl, Interrupted, she remembers the almost two years she spent at McLean, along with the colorful characters she met there. This slight book delves into questions of sanity vs. insanity, free expression vs. control, and Thorazine vs. everything else. Was Kaysen mentally ill, or just a sensitive, nonconformist teenager growing up during a tumultuous time? The book leaves the question open. Recommended.… (lisätietoja)
 
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akblanchard | 117 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 18, 2023 |
I couldn't put it down, read it straight through in one night. Absolutely fantastic.
 
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blueskygreentrees | 117 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 30, 2023 |
Very interesting.
 
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kevindern | 117 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 27, 2023 |
It was good to get an inside view of borderline personality disorder and the inside of a psych ward. I liked how short the book was - but at the same time Kaysen just briefly mentions some of her experiences. There was some good reflection at the end of the book too.
 
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HeartofGold900 | 117 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 3, 2022 |

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Jäseniä
8,436
Suosituimmuussija
#2,859
Arvio (tähdet)
½ 3.6
Kirja-arvosteluja
144
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65
Kielet
8
Kuinka monen suosikki
7

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