But Inside I'm Screaming

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MIRA, Sep 25, 2012 - Fiction - 323 pages
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While breaking the hottest news story of the year, broadcast journalist Isabel Murphy falls apart on live television in front of an audience of millions. She lands at Three Breezes, a four-star psychiatric hospital nicknamed the "nut hut," where she begins the painful process of recovering the life everyone thought she had.

But accepting her place among her fellow patients proves difficult, and Isabel struggles to reconcile the fact that she is, indeed, one of them. As she faces the reality that in order to mend her painfully fractured life she must rely solely on herself, she must also accept an imperfect life in a world that demands perfection.


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Insight into private psyc. - Goodreads
The story is OK but the writing is not exceptional. - Goodreads
I enjoyed it, but found the ending was lacking - Goodreads
The ending ruined the rest of the book for me. - Goodreads
I rather enjoyed the non-ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jool - Goodreads

I found this to be a great read. Told in first person and flashbacks, this describes a young woman's mental breakdown and subsequent admission to a psychiatric hospital. I found this intriguing, told from the point of view of the patient herself. Read full review

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User Review  - Kris - Goodreads

This book felt over the top, very obvious like a bad TV drama. What I found interesting is there was no closure on the abusive relationship to show healing, yet all the "good-byes" with the inmates ... Read full review

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Elizabeth Flock is a former journalist who reported for Time and People magazines and worked as an on-air correspondent for CBS before becoming a full-time writer. The New York Times bestselling author of But Inside I'm Screaming, Everything Must Go and Me & Emma--a Book Sense Notable Title and Highlight Pick of the Year--lives in New York City. You can contact Elizabeth through her Web site at www.ElizabethFlock.com.

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