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August break : a novel

Author: Edith Heal
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Sun & Moon Press, [1984] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"August is the month of my vacation," announces the psychiatrist to his patients at the beginning of this poignantly comedic novel. For two of Dr. Tristam's regulars - Lila Alison and Martin O'Brien - his matter of fact statement threatens to shatter their psychological stability, as they seek to fill the emotional void created by their psychiatrist's "break." With deep insight and stylistic brilliance, Edith Heal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heal, Edith, 1903-
August break.
Washington, D.C. : Sun & Moon Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)707179387
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Heal
ISBN: 0940650452 9780940650459
OCLC Number: 10878726
Description: 144 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Edith Heal.

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"August is the month of my vacation," announces the psychiatrist to his patients at the beginning of this poignantly comedic novel. For two of Dr. Tristam's regulars - Lila Alison and Martin O'Brien - his matter of fact statement threatens to shatter their psychological stability, as they seek to fill the emotional void created by their psychiatrist's "break." With deep insight and stylistic brilliance, Edith Heal explores the inner recesses of each of her characters as they attempt alone to reconstruct lives previously dependent upon one another. -- inner flap of dust jacket.

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