Girl, interrupted

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Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
760L
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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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ISBN:
9780679746041
9780786225958
9780676591910
9780804151115
9780786225972
9780679423669
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.4, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
760L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-12 23:00:03PM
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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 document that gives lasting and specific dimension to our definitions of sane and insane, mental illness and recovery.
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subject_facet Kaysen, Susanna, -- 1948- -- Mental health, Large type books, Psychiatric hospital patients -- Massachusetts -- Biography
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