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Mess : one man's struggle to clean up his house and his act / Barry Yourgrau.

  • Yourgrau, Barry
Date
[2015]
  • Books

About this work

Description

The author draws on his experiences as both a hoarder and an investigator to profile subjects ranging from professional decluttering services and anti-hoarding therapy to the brain science behind hoarding and the way clutter affects relationships.

Publication/Creation

New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]

Physical description

276 pages ; 22 cm

Edition

First edition.

Contents

Prologue with grocery bags -- The Chinese puzzle box -- What's wrong with me? -- Some kind of flâneur -- Let the right one in -- Brothers Grim -- The cut-glass hand bell -- Mastering disaster -- Dodge days, or, Letting go of L.A. -- Home comforting -- The real stuff -- The notorious bungalow --Freud's "dirty" couch -- The red fish -- Gordon's know -- Postscript.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    BZP (Yourgrau)
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780393241778
  • 0393241777