I Never Promised You a Rose Garden von Joanne Greenberg

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Der Buchtitel „I Never Promised You a Rose Garden“ vom Autor Joanne Greenberg
am 01. 01. 1964 veröffentlicht im Henry Holt and Company Verlag erschienen.

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The classic novel about a young woman’s struggle against madness, now a Holt Paperback, with a new afterword by the authorHailed by The New York Times as „convincing and emotionally gripping“ upon its publication in 1964, Joanne Greenberg’s semiautobiographical novel stands as a timeless and unforgettable portrayal of mental illness. Enveloped in the dark inner kingdom of her schizophrenia, sixteen-year-old Deborah is haunted by private tormentors that isolate her from the outside world. With the reluctant and fearful consent of her parents, she enters a mental hospital where she will spend the next three years battling to regain her sanity with the help of a gifted psychiatrist. As Deborah struggles toward the possibility of the „normal“ life she and her family hope for, the reader is inexorably drawn into her private suffering and deep determination to confront her demons. A modern classic, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden remains every bit as poignant, gripping, and relevant today as when it was first published.

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

Stichworte: Contemporary Women, Fiction,

Veröffentlicht unter Bücher, Joanne Greenberg, n/n