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copyright 1964; Holt, Rinehart and Winston publishers, New York; Book Club Edition; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket has minor edge wear.

 

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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden is the story of a sixteen-year-old who retreats from reality into the bondage of a lushly imagined but threatening kingdom, and her slow and painful journey back to sanity.

Chronicles the three-year battle of a mentally ill, but perceptive, teenage girl against a world of her own creation, emphasizing her relationship with the doctor who gave her the ammunition of self-understanding with which to help herself.

"I wrote this novel, which is a fictionalized autobiography, to give a picture of what being schizophrenic feels like and what can be accomplished with a trusting relationship between a gifted therapist and a willing patient. It is not a case history or study. I like to think it is a hymn to reality." —Joanne Greenberg 

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, a novel by Hannah Green

SKU: BS185s
$23.95Price