Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl: The True Story of Renee

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Product Details

Price
$15.00
Publisher
Plume Books
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.0 X 6.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780452011335

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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.