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An angel at my table : an autobiography : volume 2

Author: Janet Frame
Publisher: London : Women's Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nearly eight of her first ten years of being an adult in the 1940's were spent in the back wards of mental hospitals, struggling to defend a frail sense of self against the ugly diagnoses and even uglier treatment of an uncomprehending psychiatric profession. The shy teenager has grown into an acutely sensitive young woman, who retains a devasting truthfulness about herself.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Janet Frame; Janet Frame
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Frame
ISBN: 0704328445 9780704328440
OCLC Number: 12502852
Description: 195 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Janet Frame.

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Nearly eight of her first ten years of being an adult in the 1940's were spent in the back wards of mental hospitals, struggling to defend a frail sense of self against the ugly diagnoses and even uglier treatment of an uncomprehending psychiatric profession. The shy teenager has grown into an acutely sensitive young woman, who retains a devasting truthfulness about herself.

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