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Is There No Place on Earth for Me?
By Kate Reading (narrator), Kaleo Griffith (narrator) and Susan Sheehan
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Publisher Audible Studios on Brilliance audio
Publication date June 14, 2016
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Mp3 una
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781522693437
ISBN-10 1522693432
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 6.75 in.
Original list price $9.99
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This renowned journalist's classic Pulitzer Prize winning investigation of schizophrenia—now reissued with a new postscript—follows a flamboyant and fiercely intelligent young woman as she struggles in the throes of mental illness.

"Sylvia Frumkin" was born in 1948 and began showing signs of schizophrenia in her teens. She spent the next seventeen years in and out of mental institutions. In 1978, reporter Susan Sheehan took an interest in her and, for more than two years, became immersed in her life: Talking with her, listening to her monologues, sitting in on consultations with doctors—even, for a period, sleeping in the bed next to her in a psychiatric center.

With Sheehan, we become witness to Sylvia's plight: Her psychotic episodes, the medical struggle to control her symptoms, and the overburdened hospitals that, more often than not, she was obliged to call home. The resulting book, first published in 1982, was hailed as an extraordinary achievement: Harrowing, humanizing, moving, and bitingly funny. Now, some two decades later, Is There No Place on Earth for Me continues to set the standard for accounts of mental illness.



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With Kaleo Griffith (other contributor), Susan Sheehan | Mp3 una edition from Audible Studios on Brilliance audio (June 14, 2016)
9781522693437 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.75 × 0.50 in. | List price $9.99
About: This renowned journalist's classic Pulitzer Prize winning investigation of schizophrenia—now reissued with a new postscript—follows a flamboyant and fiercely intelligent young woman as she struggles in the throes of mental illness.

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