Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl: The True Story of Renee
November 01, 1994
5.0 X 6.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.3 pounds
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About the Author
Marguerite Sechehaye (1887-1964) was a Swiss psychotherapist and a pioneer in the psychoanalytic treatment of schizophrenics. She is the author of Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl: The True Story of Renee, which chronicles one of her cases and introduced a new model in how mental illness is studied. Frank Conroy was born in 1936 and graduated from Haverford College in 1958. He was director of the prestigious Writers' Workshop. Conroy wrote an autobiography Stop-Time, published in 1967, and his collection of stories, Midair, was published in 1985. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, GQ, Harper's Magazine, and Partisan Review.