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Gracefully insane : life and death inside America's premier mental hospital / Alex Beam.

Authors: Beam, Alex.
Call number: 362.21 BEA
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, c2001.
Publication date: c2001.
Subject: McLean Hospital -- History.
Online: Table of contents
Title: Gracefully insane : life and death inside America's premier mental hospital / Alex Beam.
Physical description: 273 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents note: A visit to the museum of the cures -- By the best people, for the best people -- The Mayflower screwballs -- The country clubbers -- The search for the cure -- The talk cure: Freud and man at McLean -- Welcome to the twentieth century -- The mad poets' society -- Staying on: the elders from planet Upham -- Diagnosis: "hippiephrenia" -- Physician, heal thyself -- Life goes on.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 1586481614 (pbk.)
9781586481612 (pbk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1407818
Bib No.: 1407818

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