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Outsider: A Journey into My Father's Struggle With Madness

Outsider: A Journey into My Father's Struggle With Madness - 00 edition

Outsider: A Journey into My Father's Struggle With Madness - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780767901918

ISBN10: 0767901916

Outsider: A Journey into My Father
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Broadway Books
Published:
International: No
Outsider: A Journey into My Father

ISBN13: 9780767901918

ISBN10: 0767901916

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 00

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Summary

In this powerful memoir, Nathaniel Lachenmeyer describes the gradual, bewildering, and relentless transformation of his father from a brilliant sociology professor to a victim of paranoid schizophrenia and alcoholism. The Outsider offers students a profound look at one family's experience with mental illness and how our society responds to its victims.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I:
1. The Transient
2. The Outsider
3. The Gatekeeper
4. The Sociologist

Part II: 5. The Father
6. The Prisoner
7. The Schizophrenic

Part III:
8. The Stranger
9. The Thief
10. The Patient
11. The Untimely