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Wrestling with the Angel Michael King

Wrestling with the Angel von Michael King

Wrestling with the Angel Michael King


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Zusammenfassung

Janet Frame is New Zealand's most celebrated but also least public writer. She is the author of the award-winning series 'An Angel At My Table'. This biography explains how Frame was able to climb out from the depths of mental illness and become one of the greatest writers of her time.

Wrestling with the Angel Zusammenfassung

Wrestling with the Angel Michael King

Janet Frame is New Zealand's most celebrated author who has published more than twenty books and has been shortlisted for the Nobel Prize. Her three-volume memoir, was the subject of the award-winning film An Angel at My Table. Working from previously un-released documents including Janet Frame's diaries, health records, and court transcripts, Michael King reveals the formative episodes of her life - the poverty of her childhood, the deaths of two sisters by drowning, her incarceration in psychiatric hospitals for the better part of a decade, and her continuing struggle against diagnoses of mental illness.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Railway people;kingdom by the sea;like cousin Peg...;an unravelling;out of the depths;except through storm;into the world;sorcerer's apprentice;traveller's joy?;in the warm south;towards sanctuary;a home in the Maudsley;a career resumed;on the rock of her self;a roots crisis;return of the prodigal;exiled at home;Dunedin and the Messrs Burns;home and away;Utopia discovered and postponed;cherishing America;lonely for her own kind;away from civilisation;the Mansfield connection;in search of silence;state of siege;change of direction;gathering fame;ascending angel;an allegiance to origins

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GOR005057922
9780670893713
0670893714
Wrestling with the Angel Michael King
Gebraucht - Sehr Gut
Gebundene Ausgabe
Penguin Books Ltd
2000-08-31
584
Winner of Book Data New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2001 Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Montana Medal for Non-Fiction 2001 Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Readers' Choice Award 2001
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