When Rabbit Howls

When Rabbit Howls

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Abused as a child, a woman develops 92 separate personalities to deal with her pain.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Pub. Co., 1990, ©1987
Edition: Jove ed
ISBN: 9780515103298
0515103292
Branch Call Number: 616.85236 C4878w 1990
Characteristics: xxvii, 370 pages ; 18 cm

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JRP65
Nov 06, 2016

Excellent book! Very powerful & heartrending. Amazing & depressing how cruel ppl can be to others.

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vinylgroover
Mar 07, 2015

incredibly powerful and unbelievably disturbing. this is a book you will only want to read once, but it is a important, quality read nonetheless.

rest in peace truddi chase & the troops
you knew too much suffering, i hope your collective soul has found some peace

bbonier Jan 19, 2013

This is a powerful and heartbreaking story. Truddi Chase was sexually, physically and psychologically abused by her stepfather beginning at the age of 2, yes 2!. She was also physically and psychologically abused by her mother. Her only means of survival was to develop multiple personalities, 92 of them, and they protected her mind and prevented her from remembering the horror that was her life. But she was left with a constant unexplained fear and mistrust of others. As an adult, she sought help from Dr. Robert A. Phillips, Jr., who, through therapy, helped her personalities to become aware of each other and to work together to allow Truddi to remember the abuse and to fill the gap that was her past. She allowed him to videotape her therapy sessions and show them to his students, so that others would benefit from her experiences. Her "troops" wrote a manuscript, compiled daily throughout her therapy, which helped to reveal their different personalities. Most of the book is taken from the manuscript.

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