The Eden Express

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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“One of the best books about going crazy . . . required reading for those who want to understand insanity from the inside.”—The New York Times Book Review

Mark Vonnegut set out in search of Eden with his VW bug, his girlfriend, his dog, and his ideals. But genetic predisposition and “a whole lot of **** going down” made Mark Vonnegut crazy in a culture that told him “mental illness is a myth” and “schizophrenia is a sane response to an insane society.” Here he tells his story with the eyes that see from the inside out: a moving remembrance of an era and a revealing look at mental illness . . . and getting well again.

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User Review  - bensdad00 - LibraryThing

An insightful look into the mind of a man coping with his own crumbling mental faculties and his attempts to control his slide into madness during a turbulent period of American history. Read full review

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User Review  - lemuel - LibraryThing

A favorite from college when I was a psychology major, I recently re-read the book having long ago switched to another field. The book is still good though. For me it covers two interesting topics ... Read full review

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