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The bell jar : a novel

Author: Sylvia Plath; Fran McCullough; Lois Ames
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 50th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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When Esther Greenwood wins an internship, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, her life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Fictional autobiographies
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Plath; Fran McCullough; Lois Ames
ISBN: 9780060174903 0060174900
OCLC Number: 852543159
Description: xviii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Sylvia Plath ; foreword by Frances McCullough ; biographical note by Lois Ames ; drawings by Sylvia Palth.

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When Esther Greenwood wins an internship, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, her life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously.

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