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Devil in the details : scenes from an obsessive girlhood

Author: Jennifer Traig
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A woman who suffered from an undiagnosed obsessive-compulsive disorder in her childhood recounts how her drive for perfection and incessant hand-washing rituals compromised her daily life and strained her relationship with her parents.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jennifer Traig
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Traig
ISBN: 0316158771 9780316158770
OCLC Number: 54374868
Description: viii, 246 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Scruples --
Interstitial: A Guide to Proper Hand-Washing Technique --
Devil in the Details: A Primer --
Interstitial: Musical Chairs: A Game --
Half-Breed --
Interstitial: Photo, Santa's Lap, 1974 --
The Good Book --
Interstitial: My Sister's Room Is the Gateway to Death: A Two-Column Proof --
Forbidden Fruit --
Interstitial: Skinny Tomato Quiche from the Kosher Gourmet --
Today I am a Manic --
Interstitial: Global Events for Which I Considered Myself Responsible (a partial listing) --
Idle Hands --
Interstitial: Fun Things You Can Make with Kleenex --
Sunrise, Sunset: The Holidays --
Interstitial: Culturally Inappropriate Gifts I Have Received from Santa Claus --
All is Vanity --
Interstitial: Beauty Tips for Fastidious Girls --
Orange Girl --
Interstitial: Sample SAT Questions for Obsessive-Compulsive Learners --
Sacre Bleu --
Interstitial: Diseases I Have Self-Diagnosed (a partial listing) --
Hell on Wheels --
Interstitial: Help Jenny Get to Homeroom: A Maze --
Shalom Bayit.
Responsibility: Jennifer Traig.
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A woman who suffered from an undiagnosed obsessive-compulsive disorder in her childhood recounts how her drive for perfection and incessant hand-washing rituals compromised her daily life and strained her relationship with her parents.

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