Text by Alice Miller
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This “rare and compelling” (New York Magazine) bestseller examines childhood trauma and the enduring effects it has on an individual's management of repressed anger and pain.
"Rare and compelling in its compassion and its unassuming eloquence...her examples are so vivid and so ordinary they touch the hurt child in us all."The New York Magazine
"An unpretentious little book with an amazing impact...Many readers find themselves portrayed with an accuracy and empathy that seem uncanny, as if the author had been a silent, unseen witness to their childhood [and] their innermost and secret selves."Vogue
"Full of wisdom and perception."The New Republic
"Narcissism has rarely been written about with the clarity and quiet insights of this modest, thought-provoking work."Washington Post Book World
- On Sale
- Jul 22, 2008
- Page Count
- 144 pages
- Basic Books