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by Joanne Greenberg

  • ISBN: 0451077229
  • Author: Joanne Greenberg
  • ePub ver: 1978 kb
  • Fb2 ver: 1978 kb
  • Rating: 4.2 of 5
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Signet (August 2, 1977)
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  • Category: Fiction
  • Subcategory: Women's Fiction
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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1964) is a l novel by Joanne Greenberg, written under the pen name of Hannah Green. It served as the basis for a film in 1977 and a play in 2004

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1964) is a l novel by Joanne Greenberg, written under the pen name of Hannah Green. It served as the basis for a film in 1977 and a play in 2004. The character of Dr. Fried is based closely on Greenberg's real doctor Frieda Fromm-Reichmann, and the hospital on Chestnut Lodge in Rockville, Maryland.

Joanne Greenberg's l novel stands as a timeless and unforgettable portrayal of mental illness

Joanne Greenberg's l novel stands as a timeless and unforgettable portrayal of mental illness. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden. Enveloped in the dark inner kingdom of her schizophrenia, sixteen-year-old Deborah is haunted by private tormentors that isolate her from the outside world. A horrifying view into the terrifying world of a young schizophrenic, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden gives us a taste of the disconnect of worlds while reminding us that the experience is personal. While this book ends on a hopeful note, it doesn't provide follow-up on long term results.

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Title: I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977). Based very loosely on the intricate novel by Joanne Greenberg. A young woman's devotion to a childhood fantasy kingdom has taken over her entire life and causes her endless pain and degradation

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Start by marking I Never Promised You a Rose Garden as Want to Read . Joanne Greenberg makes reference to a Hannah Green in her afterword.

Start by marking I Never Promised You a Rose Garden as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. I reread it many times, although it's been years since my last reading.

Her most famous work is the classic I Never Promised You A Rose Garden which was adapted into a 1977 movie and a 2004 play of the same name.

This has been followed by 15 novels and four collections of short stories. Her most famous work is the classic I Never Promised You A Rose Garden. Her most famous work is the classic I Never Promised You A Rose Garden which was adapted into a 1977 movie and a 2004 play of the same name. Her book, In This Sign, was made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie called Love Is Never Silent.

Joanne Greenberg is an internationally renowned, award-winning author of thirteen novels and four collections of short stories. Библиографические данные. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden: A Novel. She lives with her husband in Colorado. Издание: перепечатанное. Henry Holt and Company, 2009.

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"Joanne Greenberg's semi-autobiographical novel stands as a timeless and unforgettable portrayal of mental illness. Enveloped in the dark inner kingdom of her schizophrenia, sixteen-year-old Deborah is haunted by private tormentors that isolate her from the outside world. With the reluctant and fearful consent of her parents, she enters a mental hospital where she will spend the next three years battling to regain her sanity with the help of a gifted psychiatrist. As Deborah struggles toward the possibility of the "normal" life she and her family hope for, the reader is inexorably drawn into her private suffering and deep determination to confront her demons. A modern classic, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden remains every bit as poignant, gripping, and relevant today as when it was first published." "A rare and wonderful insight into the dark kingdom of the mind."-Chicago Tribune
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elegant stranger
This book is not a book for entertainment, unless you are into mental illness and being inside a psychiatric hospital in the mid-to-late 1940s or early 1950s. You won't find anything about the horrible conditions of the hospital nor will you find the patients to be anything less than human beings with real problems that seemingly have no resolutions.

The main character is a high-school girl by the name of Deborah Blau. She has created the world of Yr in her head and lives between here, meaning the world most of us live in, and there. "There" being Yr. She has created gods in Yr, a few of them she can call friends. There is another language she speaks that is of Yr origin. There is a system of justice and punishment. She is the only one who knows of this place until she slowly lets in Dr. Fried, whom she refers to as Furii.

The book follows Deborah's relationships with her doctor, other patients, friends, and family. It vividly describes Yr and how she feels when she is there and what drives her to go there. Ultimately, it tells the story of living with schizophrenia and the struggle of a young woman to cope with and overcome the condition.

This is a hard read, one of the hardest I've ever read. I would go as far as to say it is arduous. The book has a copyright of 1964 and some of the words are hard to understand because nobody uses them anymore. The story sometimes gets a little dry, but you can't help but cheer for Deborah for every victory she has. Likewise, it's sad when she has setbacks.

It's worth the time it took to read. I can't say I particularly enjoyed it, but I did learn a lot and it renewed my respect for the mentally ill and the doctors who care for them. Sometimes it's good to get a refresher and a new appreciation.
Cordantrius
Lots of mental illness in my family; some schizoid affective cousins, a bipolar aunt, a major depressive grandmother...this disease is no joke and the stigma attached to it sickens me. This book comes directly from the author's experiences with schizophrenia as an adolescent and her slow, difficult descent from hellish madness. I read this originally as a teen and didn't comprehend it, although I knew it somehow registered with the experiences I had with family members. Re-reading it in my 50s it all makes sense...highly, highly recommended for anyone who has mental illness, loves someone with mental illness, has mental illness of any sort in their family or among their friends. Compassion is needed to help this disease.
kolos
This is an excellent book about a self-destructive schizophrenic young woman placed in a mental institution by her parents. It is set in the 1950's, and really provides insight into how primitive mental treatment was in those days.

The book is co-written by the patient and her psychiatrist, so you can see the therapy from the perspective of both people. The hallucinations and slipping in and out of reality are well-documented.

The patient's psychiatrist, through talk therapy which takes years, is able to help the patient integrate into society. The psychiatrist's colleagues consider the patient's situation hopeless, so they discourage the continued therapy.

Like "cutters" today the patient likes to burn herself with cigarettes. Many of the staff smoked on the psychiatric ward, and they were always leaving smoldering cigarettes behind even though they knew the patient would use them to burn herself, leaving infected sores on both arms. When management banned smoking on the ward, the staff members became angry at the patient.
Ramsey`s
This book is a classic. I'm reading it for the third time. I decided not to see the movie, as the written story is so beautifully told. It is a masterpiece. I will write a longer review when I finish.

For those who don't know, this third-person story is autobiographical, written initially under the pseudonym Hannah Green. It tells the author's story of her struggle with schizophrenia. Her real name is Joanne Greenberg, and Joanne was recently the subject of Daniel Mackler's documentary, "Take These Broken Wings." "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" tells how she was successfully treated by Frieda Fromm-Reichmann, who took time from her lectures and writing and to treat this 16-year-old girl. Fromm-Reichmann's biography by Gail Hornstein is titled: "To Redeem One Person is to Save the World."
Jwalextell
I read this book years ago as a student nurse, again during my psychiatric rotation, again after I started working on a psychiatric unit. So this is my fourth read. There is something new each time - can I say more.
Qulcelat
The "plot" for this book follows the course of events that depict a person struggling with a form of mental illness. It is not constructed as a fictional book meant to keep you interested by plot twists and turns. Rather, it gives a real perspective on how someone can struggle with their issue but find a way to deal with it using the help of a competent psychiatrist. For a peak into that world, this book is now a classic.
Onath
I read this book in high school, and many years later had a hankering to read it again. The writing is very good; the story is well laid out and executed. All these years later, I would say that her portrayal of this mentally ill teenager is spot-on. I was saddened to see that the family reactions portrayed in this novel are also, in large part, valid as well. I very much enjoyed reading this book again. I think it would be super if it made the rounds again today --- very enlightening to those who don't experience these type of problems.

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