Prozac nation: young and depressed in America

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Riverhead Books, 1994 - 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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User Review  - April - Goodreads

This book is just so important and powerful in showing what it's really like living with depression. Truly raw and brutal, but so insightful and beautiful. Trigger warning for anyone with depression ... Read full review

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Prozac Nation is a memoir written by Elizabeth Wurtzel. Elizabeth has suffered from depression from the age of 11 or 12. This book takes us through her journey and explains her experiences along the ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

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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