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The Snake Pit

By: Ward, Mary Jane

Price: $15.64

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1946

Seller ID: 004542

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Mary Jane Ward grew up in Indiana and spent most of her life in Evanston. She went to Northwestern University located in Evanston. This is a semi-autobiographical account of a period in her life when she was hospitalized for a mental breakdown, seemingly caused by difficulties in getting her work published and money worries with her husband. She was, probably erroneously, diagnosed with schizophrenia. She was an author and beginning in 1937 was a book reviewer for the Evanston News-Index. This volume received praise from critics and experts in the psychiatric field. The binding is green with a... View more info