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Father Have I Kept My Promise par Edith Weisskopf-Joelson

Father Have I Kept My Promise Edith Weisskopf-Joelson

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Father Have I Kept My Promise Résumé

Father Have I Kept My Promise Edith Weisskopf-Joelson

In 1937 Edith had received a doctorate in psychology from the University of Vienna, and high recommendations from her famous teachers. Her career prospects looked bright indeed. But a year later, she was a refugee from Hitler's war on Jews. She left her Nazi-occupied homeland and immigrated to the United States in 1939. In the United States, she pursued her career in psychology as a professor at prominent universities as well as a clinical consultant for the State of Indiana. As a psychology professor at Purdue, she contracted tuberculosis and spent 1962-64 in a tuberculosis hospital. Before she was released, she began to experience instances of schizophrenia. In this condition, she taught at St. Mary-of the-Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana, for a year. Just before her stay there was to end, a priest discovered her mental illness. All through her mental illness, she kept a diary chronicling her schizophrenic episode. Father, Have I Kept My Promise? is that diary-turned-book. Part of the book's charm is Edith's honesty--she does not bide anything from her reader.

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GOR006703866
9780911198935
0911198938
Father Have I Kept My Promise Edith Weisskopf-Joelson
Occasion - Très bon état
Relié
Purdue University Press
19880401
168
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