Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Voluntary madness : my year lost and found in the loony bin / Norah Vincent.

  • Vincent, Norah.
Date
[2009], ℗2009
  • Audio

About this work

Description

Norah Vincent's best-selling book of investigative journalism, 'Self-made man', ended on a harrowing note. Suffering from severe depression after her eighteen months iving disguised as a man, Vincent felt she was a danger to herself. On the advice of her psychologist, she committed herself to a mental institution. Vincent's new journey takes her from a big-city public hospital to a private facility in the Midwest and finally to an upscale retreat down south as she analyses the impact of institutionalisation on the unwell, the tyranny of drugs as treatment, and the dysfunctional dynamics between caregivers and patients.

Publication/Creation

[Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, [2009], ℗2009.

Physical description

8 CDs (540 min.)

Creator/production credits

Read by Tavia Gilbert.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    1810A
    OpenOnline request

Permanent link


Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781433235634
  • 1433235633