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ISBN: 1736370901

ISBN13: 9781736370902


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An extraordinary portrait of a brilliant mind on the brink: A new edition of the 1974 memoir by the author of the acclaimed collection Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage. With an introduction by Yiyun Li.

"For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin--real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way. Something to be got through first, some unfinished business; time still to be served, a debt to be paid...

Customer Reviews

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Not a good memoir

Purchased this book because I read good reviews. Very disappointing read. It has been compared to Sylvia Plath's 'The Bell Jar. No comparison in my opinion. Plath was an excellent writer. Bette Howland is not. Seemingly endless descriptions of psych patients in a very amateur manner. This is not a great book. Look elsewhere. Yawn.
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