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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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


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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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