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Susanna Kaysen

Autor(a) de Girl, Interrupted

7+ Works 8,525 Membros 144 Críticas 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 mostrar mais several novels including Asa, As I Knew Him, Far Afield, and Camera My Mother Gave Me. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras por Susanna Kaysen

Girl, Interrupted (1993) 7,620 exemplares
The Camera My Mother Gave Me (2001) 277 exemplares
Girl, Interrupted [2000 film] (2000) — Original book — 208 exemplares
Cambridge (1656) 148 exemplares
Far Afield (1990) 136 exemplares
Asa, as I Knew Him (1987) 135 exemplares
Inocencia interrumpida (2022) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression (2001) — Contribuidor — 493 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Kaysen, Susanna
Data de nascimento
1948-11-11
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Ocupações
Author
Relações
Kaysen, Carl (father)
Wylie, Jonathan (husband | divorced)

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Críticas

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 outras críticas | 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.… (mais)
 
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akblanchard | 118 outras críticas | Oct 18, 2023 |
I couldn't put it down, read it straight through in one night. Absolutely fantastic.
 
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blueskygreentrees | 118 outras críticas | Jul 30, 2023 |
Very interesting.
 
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kevindern | 118 outras críticas | Apr 27, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
7
Also by
2
Membros
8,525
Popularidade
#2,823
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Críticas
144
ISBN
65
Línguas
8
Marcado como favorito
7

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