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PROZAC NATION: Young and Depressed in America

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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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Elizabeth Wurtzel eerily gave voice to the darkest parts of my depression that I have never been able to articulate. The first half of the book was so relatable to me that I started to feel angry that ... Read full review

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