Автор: Kaysen, Susanna Название: Girl, Interrupted ISBN: 0679746048 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679746041 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1022 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 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 in 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.
Автор: Kaysen Susanna Название: Cambridge ISBN: 0345805941 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345805942 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1087 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Kaysen, Susanna Название: The Camera My Mother Gave Me ISBN: 0679763430 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679763437 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 897 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Kaysen, Susanna Название: Far Afield ISBN: 0679753761 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679753766 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1087 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Jonathan Brand, a graduate student in anthropology, has decided to do his fieldwork in the remote Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic. But, despite his Harvard training, he can barely understand, let alone "study," the culture he encounters. From his struggles with the local cuisine to his affair with the Danish woman the locals want him to marry, Jonathan is both repelled by and drawn into the Faroese way of life. Wry and insightful, Far Afield reveals reveals Susanna Kaysen's gifts of imagination, satire, and compassion.
Автор: Kaysen, Susanna Название: Asa, as I Knew Him ISBN: 067975377X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679753773 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 958 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Dinah Sachs and Asa Thayer have had a love affair, conducted in afternoons stolen from the office of the magazine where they work. But now that the affair is over, Dinah, in an act of lingering passion, invents a narrative of Asa's youth, imagining the events that shaped the "happy, handsome man" who, in her words, "was born to stomp on my heart." Witty and sexy, funny and immediate, Asa, As I Knew Him is a a seductive dialogue between love and memory, obsession and illusion.
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