The Snake Pit

Ward, Mary Jane (Book - 1946)
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The Snake Pit

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Authors: Ward, Mary Jane, 1905-1981
Title: The snake pit
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1946]
Characteristics: 278 p.,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: [by] Mary Jane Ward
Notes: "First printing."
Branch Call Number: FICTION WARD
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Anyone who has experienced a friend or family member with mental illness can painfully relate to this trailblazing novel from 1946. This book hit the bestseller list yet it also brought to attention the barbaric and dated treatment of electro-shock therapy. A humbling journey of a read, way ahea... Read More »

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