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Susanna Kaysen

Forfatter af Girl, Interrupted

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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 vis mere several novels including Asa, As I Knew Him, Far Afield, and Camera My Mother Gave Me. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Værker af Susanna Kaysen

Girl, Interrupted (1993) 7,614 eksemplarer
The Camera My Mother Gave Me (2001) 277 eksemplarer
Girl, Interrupted [2000 film] (2000) — Original book — 208 eksemplarer
Cambridge (1656) 148 eksemplarer
Far Afield (1990) 136 eksemplarer
Asa, as I Knew Him (1987) 135 eksemplarer
Inocencia interrumpida (2022) 1 eksemplar

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Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression (2001) — Bidragyder — 493 eksemplarer

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I've seen the movie tons of times and thought it was very good. I enjoyed the book a lot, as well. Though I must admit, while I can and have watched the movie many times, I just don't think I'll be able to read the book more than once.
 
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thatnerd | 118 andre anmeldelser | Mar 2, 2024 |
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.… (mere)
 
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akblanchard | 118 andre anmeldelser | Oct 18, 2023 |
I couldn't put it down, read it straight through in one night. Absolutely fantastic.
 
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blueskygreentrees | 118 andre anmeldelser | Jul 30, 2023 |
Very interesting.
 
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