One flew over the cuckoo's nest

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Thorndike Press, 1994 - Fiction - 528 pages
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Loved it. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is told from Bromden’s perspective, a native american everyone assumes is deaf and illiterate. He has been at the asylum the longest and roams around the ward ... Read full review

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As an observation on psychiatric hospitals/jails/reform institutions, this book made me really sad. As a metaphor for our society, it made sad AND scared! Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1994)

KEN KESEY was born in 1935 in Colorado and grew up in Oregon. After graduating from the University of Oregon, he received a Stegner fellowship from Stanford University, where he studied fiction under Wallace Stegner, Malcolm Cowley, and Frank O'Connor. Kesey's first two novels, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Sometimes a Great Notion", brought him great literary fame. His other books include "Kesey's Garage Sale, Demon Box, The Further Inquiry", and the novels "Sailor Song" (1992) and, with Ken Babbs, "Last Go Round". His children's books include "Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear" and "The Sea Lion". Kesey died in 2001.

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