Prozac nation: young and depressed in America

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Riverhead Books, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
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Painful, poignant, and ultimately triumphant, Prozac Nation is Elizabeth Wurtzel's catharsis--a cry of rage at the chronic depression which has dominated most of her young life. "A powerful portrait of one girl's journey through the purgatory of depression".--The New York Times.

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I loved the tone of this book and the way Elizabeth Wurtzel writes is so compelling and easy to relate to. This book is at times funny and sad but always interesting. I thoroughly enjoyed Prozac Nation and would recommend it to anyone.

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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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About the author (1995)

Elizabeth Wurtzel is the author of the bestselling books "Prozac Nation" and "Bitch." She graduated from Harvard College, where she received the 1986 "Rolling Stone" College Journalism Award for essay writing. She was the popular music critic for "The New Yorker" and "New York" magazines. Her articles have also appeared in "Glamour, Mirabella, Seventeen, " and "The Oxford American." She lives in New York City.

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