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Is There No Place on Earth for Me?

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Susan Sheehan

" A brilliantly documented chronicle of young woman's long struggle with schizophrenia."-- Willard Gaylin, The New Republic"Sylvia Frumkin," highly intelligent young girl, became a schizophrenic in her late teens and spent most of the next seventeen … see full wiki

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Author: Susan Sheehan
Genre: Health, Mind & Body
Publisher: Vintage
2 reviews about Is There No Place on Earth for Me?
review by . May 09, 2013
An exceptional piece of investigative journalism that is potently affective.
If the investigative reporter Nellie Bly were still alive, she probably would have declared Susan Sheehan to be her comrade-in-arms, journalistically speaking, at least, for so eye-opening is this book, a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1983 in the nonfiction category, that one can't help but somehow feel indirectly involved in this true story in regards to time, place and manner.      By chronicling the schizophrenic oddesy of a single patient, "Sylvia Frumkin", a pseudonym, …
review by . July 22, 2007
If the investigative reporter Nellie Bly were still alive, she probably would have declared Susan Sheehan to be her comrade-in-arms, journalistically speaking, at least, for so eye-opening is this book, a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1983 in the nonfiction category, that one can't help but somehow feel indirectly involved in this true story in regards to time, place and manner.    By chronicling the schizophrenic oddesy of a single patient, "Sylvia Frumkin", a pseudonym, Susan Sheehan …
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