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Riding fury home : a memoir

Author: Chana Wilson
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the relationship between the author and her mother, who spent time in a mental institution after attempting to commit suicide in 1958 as a result of the mental anguish over a love affair with another woman.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Chana Wilson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chana Wilson
ISBN: 9781580054324 1580054323
OCLC Number: 759491809
Description: 377 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Millstone, New Jersey --
White Plains --
Before she left --
Carrier clinic --
University Heights --
Millstone --
School days --
Atlantic city --
Bellyache --
Life with dad --
Sweetie --
Mom returns --
Alone with mom --
Barbie --
Undertow --
Overdose --
Riding fury home --
Happy --
Return --
Perry mason --
Crossing the demilitarized zone --
Hayride --
Leaving millstone --
Englewood --
Identity house --
Iowa nights --
Great divide --
Freedom school --
By the bay --
Older women's liberation --
FBI --
Icebox canyon --
Fire escape --
The village --
Immigrants --
Mother courage --
Unlearning to not speak --
Woman share --
Identity house --
Promised land --
T-bone --
Wilderness --
Leaving Clarke street --
Sinai --
Rheumatoid --
Diagnosis --
Intensive care --
Halcion Daze --
Spreading --
Devil's slide --
Hospice --
Submarine --
Sinai --
Shiva --
Thermals.
Responsibility: Chana Wilson.

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"From the horrors of her childhood in 1950s New Jersey to the liberating discovering of her sexual identity decades later, psychotherapist Wilson's memoir is as heartbreaking as it is uplifting. Read more...

 
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