The Resource Girl, interrupted, Susanna Kaysen, (electronic resource)

Girl, interrupted, Susanna Kaysen, (electronic resource)

Label
Girl, interrupted
Title
Girl, interrupted
Statement of responsibility
Susanna Kaysen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. She spent most of the next two years on the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital as renowned for its famous clientele--Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, James Taylor, and Ray Charles--as for its progressive methods of treating those who could afford its sanctuary. Kaysen's memoir encompasses horror and razor-edged perception while providing vivid portraits of her fellow patients and their keepers. It is a brilliant evocation of a "parallel universe" set within the kaleidoscopically shifting landscape of the late sixties. Girl, Interrupted is a clear-sighted, unflinching document that gives lasting and specific dimension to our definitions of sane and insane, mental illness and recovery
  • In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna was put in a taxi and sent to a psychiatric hospital. Susanna's memoir encompasses horror and razor-edged perception
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kaysen, Susanna
Dewey number
  • 616.89/0092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
RC464.K36
LC item number
A3 1994eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
5.4
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kaysen, Susanna
  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • Mental illness
  • Mentally ill
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers with mental disabilities
  • Mentally ill women
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
  • MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
  • MEDICAL / Diseases
  • MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine
  • MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
Label
Girl, interrupted, Susanna Kaysen, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0159C64B-E2C3-4822-B92F-EF1F1E100B91
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Turtle Bay Books, 1993
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299637948
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
495044
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851083145
Label
Girl, interrupted, Susanna Kaysen, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0159C64B-E2C3-4822-B92F-EF1F1E100B91
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Turtle Bay Books, 1993
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299637948
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
495044
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851083145

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