Prozac nation: young and depressed in America

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Houghton Mifflin, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 317 pages
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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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I read this a decade ago. I learned a valuable lesson about what makes a gentlemen should I ever need it. A nice guy pays for your abortion but a gentlemen will take you to the clinic as well. I haven ... Read full review

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Prozac Nation is a memoir describing the author’s struggle with depression. 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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