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Girl, Interrupted

Susanna Kaysen

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Beam, Alex. Gracefully Insane: The Rise and Fall of America’s Premier Mental Hospital. New York: Public Affairs, 2001.

Cheever, Susan. “A Designated Crazy.” Review of Girl, Interrupted, by Susanna Kaysen. New York Times Book Review, June 20, 1993.

Greenberg, Joanne. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964.

Kesey, Ken. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. New York: Viking Press, 1962.

Nasar, Sylvia. A Beautiful Mind. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.

Plath, Sylvia. The Bell Jar. New York: Faber & Faber, 1966.

Wurtzel, Elizabeth. Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994.

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The answer to question 17 is incorrect

by texasfocus, April 19, 2014

17. Whom do the girls visit on the maximum-security ward?

SparkNotes says the correct answer is Lisa Cody, when it was actually Alice Calais (vivid because of the feces all over her and the room).

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