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One flew over the cuckoo's nest : a novel

Author: Ken Kesey
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The struggle for power between a head nurse and a male patient in a mental institution leads to a climax of hate, violence and death.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Medical novels
Allegories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kesey, Ken.
One flew over the cuckoo's nest.
New York, Viking Press [1962]
(OCoLC)646955503
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Kesey
ISBN: 0141181222 9780141181226 0451163966 9780451163967 0451143426 9780451143426
OCLC Number: 189375
Description: 311 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Ken Kesey.

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McMurphy, a criminal who feigns insanity, is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head nurse.  Read more...

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"A work of genuine literary merit . . . What Mr. Kesey has done in his unusual novel is to transform the plight of a ward of inmates in a mental hospital into a glittering parable of good and evil." Read more...

 
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