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PROZAC NATION: Young and Depressed in America

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A memoir of a depressed, heavily medicated young woman who identifies with Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and other tragic figures—and fantasizes about being profiled as a tragic suicide in New York magazine. Born in 1967, Wurtzel grew up in New York City, the precocious only child of divorced parents. At six, she wrote her first book. At the age of 11, she carved up her legs with razor blades in the ... Read full review

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I loved the tone of this book and the way Elizabeth Wurtzel writes is so compelling and easy to relate to. This book is at times funny and sad but always interesting. I thoroughly enjoyed Prozac Nation and would recommend it to anyone.

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User Review  - Jamee Zielke - Goodreads

Prozac Nation is a difficult read. It feels pretty close to going down the road of depression with the author. Well, probably more accurately, traveling the road her family and friends had to follow ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joyce - Goodreads

This is an extremely slow read. Just saying...you've been warned. Prozac Nation is about a girl/woman (<- she ages throughout) who suffers from depression among with numerous other ailments, some she ... Read full review

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