Eden Express (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2008 - Fiction - 288 pages
87 Reviews
"Most diseases can be separated from oneís self ... schizophrenia is something we are." So begins Mark Vonnegutís depiction of his descent into, and eventual emergence from, mental illness. As a recent college graduate, self-avowed hippie, and son of a counterculture hero, Vonnegut begins to experience increasingly delusional thinking, suicidal thoughts, and physical incapacity. In February 1971 he is committed to a psychiatric hospital. The Eden Express, an ALA Notable Book first published over 25 years ago, is his honest, thoughtful, and moving account of the illness of schizophrenia.
  

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Review: The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity

User Review  - Mariam - Goodreads

I'd describe this book as a "heavy" read. Heavy mostly due to the emotional roller coaster that comes in, the Eden Express might be able to make you relate to or at least truly empathize with what ... Read full review

Review: The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity

User Review  - Steve Winget - Goodreads

This was one of the most depressing books I've ever read. Read full review

Contents

PrefaceSchizophrenia
Traveling Hopefully
2Arriving
3Rounds Two Three and Going Home
Letter to Anita
Afterword
Copyright

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