Prozac nation: young and depressed in America

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Houghton Mifflin, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 317 pages
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Darkness Visible meets Generation X in this harrowing and hilarious memoir of depression and the overmedication of America. Writing with a vengeance (Nirvana, Joni Mitchell, and Dorothy Parker rolled into one), award-winning jounralist Wurtzel wants off Prozac, she wants a family, and--most definitely--she wants a life.

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This is probably the only book I hated that I rated 3-stars, which requires a lot of explanation. Every page I turned, I wanted to slap this girl even more than the last. The incessant whining from ... Read full review

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This book is some heavy reading. I want to say I enjoyed it but that just doesn't seem like the right word. Appreciated it is better I think. The way Elizabeth Wurtzel wrote this book makes it seem ... Read full review

Contents

Hate Myself and I Want to Die i
9
o Full of Promise
18
o Secret Life
37
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About the author (1994)

Elizabeth Wurtzel is the bestselling author of Prozac Nation and Bitch. After graduating from Harvard College, she was the popular music critic for The New Yorker and New York magazine. Her articles have also appeared in Glamour, Mademoiselle, Mirabella, Seventeen, and the Oxford American. She lives in New York City.

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