Eden Express (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2008 - Fiction - 288 pages
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"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  - Jessica Rose - Goodreads

Kurt Vonnegut is one of my favorite authors of all time. Before goodreads I didn't even know his son had written anything, but after reading the reviews on this book I decided to pick it up. The first ... Read full review

Review: The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity

User Review  - Brian DiNitto - Goodreads

A well written memoir of madness. Very interesting delving into schizophrenia, approachably written with care. Read full review

Contents

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

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