The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic
ISBN: 1522694161
EAN13: 9781522694168
Language: English
Pages: 0
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.00" L x 5.00" W
Format: MP3 CD
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Book Overview
More than four hundred abandoned suitcases filled with patients' belongings were found when Willard Psychiatric Center closed in 1995 after 125 years of operation. They are skillfully examined here and compared to the written record to create a moving--and devastating--group portrait of twentieth-century American psychiatric care.