Prozac nation: young and depressed in America

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Houghton Mifflin, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 317 pages
Darkness Visible meets Generation X in this harrowing and hilarious memoir of depression and the overmedication of America. Writing with a vengeance (Nirvana, Joni Mitchell, and Dorothy Parker rolled into one), award-winning jounralist Wurtzel wants off Prozac, she wants a family, and--most definitely--she wants a life.

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Finally have read this book which has languished on my bookshelf for far too long. I have to say that it wasn't a book I really enjoyed but I am glad I read it, if that makes sense. It is a memoir of ... Read full review

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Elizabeth Wurtzel is the bestselling author of Prozac Nation and Bitch. After graduating from Harvard College, she was the popular music critic for The New Yorker and New York magazine. Her articles have also appeared in Glamour, Mademoiselle, Mirabella, Seventeen, and the Oxford American. She lives in New York City.

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