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The Resource The best awful : a novel, Carrie Fisher

The best awful : a novel, Carrie Fisher

Label
The best awful : a novel
Title
The best awful
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Carrie Fisher
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When we left Suzanne Vale at the end of Carrie Fisher s bestselling Postcards from the Edge, she had survived drug abuse, rehab, and Hollywood celebrity. The Best Awful takes Suzanne back to the edge with a new set of troubles not the least of which is that her studio executive husband turned out to be gay and has left her for a man. Lonely for a man herself, Suzanne decides that her medication is cramping her style, and she goes off her meds with disastrous results. The manic side of the illness convinces her it would be a good idea to get a tattoo, cut off her hair, and head to Mexico with a burly ex-con and a stash of OxyContin. As she wakes up in Tijuana, the depressive side kicks in, leading Suzanne through a series of surreal psychotic episodes before landing her in a mental hospital. With the help of her movie star mom, a circle of friends, and even her ex-husband, she begins the long journey back to sanity
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Summary
A woman struggles to cope with a descent into psychosis and to make her way through a challenging stay in a psychiatric institution to build a new life for herself
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
071016
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The best awful : a novel, Carrie Fisher
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously published as: Best awful there is
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 269 pages
Isbn
9780743269308
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The best awful : a novel, Carrie Fisher
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously published as: Best awful there is
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 269 pages
Isbn
9780743269308
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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