From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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This is the ONLY time that the movie is leaps and bounds better than the book. It's short read with no character development.Published 14 hours ago by Victoria Treen
Such an entertaining and remarkable piece of literature in my mind. It was the first book on mental illness I read and it will not be the last. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Rosemary Amrhein
Fantastic book, easy to read and keeps your attention the entire way through. Would definitely recommend!Published 6 days ago by Emily Burditt
Well written, but not even remotely what I had expected it to be. Was relatively short and not incredibly exciting. That being said, it was interesting.Published 8 days ago by Corine Amatulli
After reading the book, I am appalled by the movie. The head nurse, Valerie, was a white woman. The movie injected that old 1960s racism by casting Whoopi Goldberg as Valerie, then... Read morePublished 10 days ago by countess
I found the book dull and boring. I saw the movie with Angelina Jolie and Winona Ryder first and thought the depth of the personalities of all the troubled women in the... Read morePublished 14 days ago by RL
I really enjoyed this book. It further develops the characters seen in the movie and even tells what happens to some of them in the end.Published 15 days ago by Laurel M.
Wonderful true story told by the patient herself as she descends into her diagnosis & struggles to get better and go home again. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Karen T.