Eden Express

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2008 - Fiction - 288 pages
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"Most diseases can be separated from one’s self ... schizophrenia is something we are." So begins Mark Vonnegut’s depiction of his descent into, and eventual emergence from, mental illness. As a recent college graduate, self-avowed hippie, and son of a counterculture hero, Vonnegut begins to experience increasingly delusional thinking, suicidal thoughts, and physical incapacity. In February 1971 he is committed to a psychiatric hospital. The Eden Express, an ALA Notable Book first published over 25 years ago, is his honest, thoughtful, and moving account of the illness of schizophrenia.

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Review: The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity

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good but not as good as his father. still well worth the read. Read full review

Review: The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity

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What a likeable guy! Such an interesting memoir. He has some important things to say. "There is nothing good about being mentally ill except it gave me a strong and us diluted desire to not be ... Read full review

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