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Elizabeth Wurtzel (1967–2020)

Autor(a) de Prozac Nation

8+ Works 6,218 Membros 84 Críticas 25 Favorited

About the Author

Elizabeth Wurtzel is the bestselling author of Prozac Nation and Bitch. After graduating from Harvard College, she was the popular music critic for The New Yorker and New York magazine. Her articles have also appeared in Glamour, Mademoiselle, Mirabella, Seventeen, and the Oxford American. She mostrar mais lives in New York City. (Bowker Author Biography) Elizabeth Wurtzel was the bestselling author of Prozac Nation and Bitch. After graduating from Harvard College, she was the popular music critic for The New Yorker and New York magazine. Her articles have also appeared in Glamour, Mademoiselle, Mirabella, Seventeen, and the Oxford American. She chronicled her struggle with depression and drug addiction in best-selling memoirs that helped spur a boom in confessional writing, turning her into a Gen X celebrity at 26. She struggled with breast cancer in 2015 and underwent a double mastectomy, but the breast cancer had metastasized to her brain. Elizabeth Wurtzel passed away on January 7, 2020 at the age of 52. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Elizabeth Wurtzel

Associated Works

Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead: The Frank Meeink Story as Told to Jody M. Roy, Ph.D. (2009) — Introdução, algumas edições106 exemplares
Full Frontal Fiction: The Best of Nerve.com (2000) — Contribuidor — 72 exemplares
Prozac Nation [2001 film] (2001) — Original book — 15 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Wurtzel, Elizabeth Lee
Outros nomes
WURTZEL, Elizabeth
WURTZEL, Elizabeth Lee
Data de nascimento
1967-07-31
Data de falecimento
2020-01-07
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
New York, New York, USA
Local de falecimento
Manhattan, New York, USA
Educação
Harvard College (B.A.|1989)
Yale Law School (J.D.|2008)
Ocupações
novelist
journalist
lawyer
Prémios e menções honrosas
Rolling Stone Magazine College Journalism Award (1986)

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Grew up with divorced Jewish parents in New York City. Has written two memoirs; Prozac Nation (1994) about growing up and battling depression, and More, Now, Again (2001) about her drug-addiction following.

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"Si quieren saber qué quiso expresar Kurt Cobain con lo que hizo, qué se siente al ser joven, tener talento y sufrir una depresión, estlibro es la respuesta" Dafne Merkin.
Experiencia personal de (bibliotecaria) ¿cuántos de nosotros tomamos Prozac durante los años 90 del siglo pasado creyendo que sería nuestra salvación contra la depresión.
 
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LaRayadelPalancar | 54 outras críticas | Jul 19, 2023 |
It's crazy how this book was written in the early 90s and it is still relevant.
 
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SabethaDanes | 54 outras críticas | Jan 30, 2023 |
I think the only reason I like this book is because I read it during a particular period in my life-- that is, when I was deep in the throes of depression, needing an understanding companion, though ultimately the book only really served to satisfy my own self-pitying.
 
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serru | 54 outras críticas | Oct 6, 2022 |
As a person with depression, reading Prozac Nation was like being forced to take a guided tour of my younger years. Elizabeth Wurtzel holds no punches in describing her agonizing battle with her mental illness. However, her insightful, well educated mind is the second commentator in the book, constantly analyzing, pushing for answers and screaming rhetorical questions that have gone unanswered for millennia. The ensuing dialogue speeds to the end, revealing much about the title of the book.
 
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Windyone1 | 54 outras críticas | May 10, 2022 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
8
Also by
3
Membros
6,218
Popularidade
#3,944
Avaliação
½ 3.4
Críticas
84
ISBN
75
Línguas
16
Marcado como favorito
25

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