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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Random House Inc
Publication date July 1, 1999
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780676591910
ISBN-10 0676591914
Availability§ Publication Cancelled
Original list price $8.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The author of Asa, as I Knew Him offers a compelling and poignant memoir of her two years as a teenager in a psychiatric hospital, sharing vivid portraits of her fellow patients, their keepers, and her experiences during treatment. Reissue. Movie tiein.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The film version of the national bestseller by Susanna Kaysen, which The New York Times Book Review called a "compelling and heartbreaking story, " Girl, Interrupted was written and directed by James Marigold and stars Winona Ryder as a teenager sent against her will to a psychiatric hospital for two years, only to find a deeply troubled community of souls who somehow manage to help one another heal. Marigold provides an Introduction in which he reflects on his graduation from low-budget independent cinema to a big-budget studio picture, while nevertheless continuing to explore unsettling, often unglamorous human stories with his particular blend of human empathy and an unblinking eye for the details of existence.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780679423669 Book cover for 9780786225958
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (June 1, 2000)
9780786225958 | details & prices | 207 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $29.95
About: The film version of the national bestseller by Susanna Kaysen, which The New York Times Book Review called a "compelling and heartbreaking story, " Girl, Interrupted was written and directed by James Marigold and stars Winona Ryder as a teenager sent against her will to a psychiatric hospital for two years, only to find a deeply troubled community of souls who somehow manage to help one another heal.
from Turtle Bay Books (June 1, 1993)
9780679423669 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $17.00
About: Recounts the two years the author spent in the McLean psychiatric hospital and examines the reality of the hospital world
Paperback
Book cover for 9780571202119 Book cover for 9780676591910 Book cover for 9780679746041 Book cover for 9780786225972
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (June 1, 2001); titled "Girl Interrupted"
9780786225972 | details & prices | 207 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $27.95
About: The film version of the national bestseller by Susanna Kaysen, which The New York Times Book Review called a "compelling and heartbreaking story, " Girl, Interrupted was written and directed by James Marigold and stars Winona Ryder as a teenager sent against her will to a psychiatric hospital for two years, only to find a deeply troubled community of souls who somehow manage to help one another heal.
With Anna Hamilton Phelan, Lisa Loomer, James Mangold | from Faber & Faber (May 1, 2000)
9780571202119 | details & prices | 167 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $13.00
About: The film version of the national bestseller by Susanna Kaysen, which The New York Times Book Review called a "compelling and heartbreaking story, " Girl, Interrupted was written and directed by James Marigold and stars Winona Ryder as a teenager sent against her will to a psychiatric hospital for two years, only to find a deeply troubled community of souls who somehow manage to help one another heal.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Random House Inc (July 1, 1999); titled "Girl Interrupted"
9780676591910 | details & prices | List price $8.95
About: The author of Asa, as I Knew Him offers a compelling and poignant memoir of her two years as a teenager in a psychiatric hospital, sharing vivid portraits of her fellow patients, their keepers, and her experiences during treatment.
Reprint edition from Vintage Books (June 1, 1994)
9780679746041 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $14.95
About: The author offers a compelling memoir of her two years as a teenager in a psychiatric hospital, sharing vivid portraits of her fellow patients, their keepers, and her experiences during treatment
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780679434191
 
Abridged edition from Random House (June 1, 1994)
9780679434191 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $18.00
About: The author offers a compelling memoir of her two years as a teenager in a psychiatric hospital, sharing vivid portraits of her fellow patients, their keepers, and her experiences during treatment.
Reinforced
from Demco Media (April 1, 1994)
9780606187381 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $22.29
This edition also contains Girl, Interrupted
About: The author offers a compelling memoir of her two years as a teenager in a psychiatric hospital, sharing vivid portraits of her fellow patients, their keepers, and her experiences during treatment
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613377171 Book cover for 9781439558072
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (October 4, 2008)
9781439558072 | details & prices | List price $21.95
This edition also contains Girl, Interrupted
About: The film version of the national bestseller by Susanna Kaysen, which The New York Times Book Review called a "compelling and heartbreaking story, " Girl, Interrupted was written and directed by James Marigold and stars Winona Ryder as a teenager sent against her will to a psychiatric hospital for two years, only to find a deeply troubled community of souls who somehow manage to help one another heal.
from Turtleback Books (November 1, 2001)
9780613377171 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $25.75
About: The author offers a compelling memoir of her two years as a teenager in a psychiatric hospital, sharing vivid portraits of her fellow patients, their keepers, and her experiences during treatment

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