Joanne Greenberg: I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden


The classic novel about a young woman's struggle against madness, now a Holt Paperback, with a new afterword by the authorHailed by "The New York Times" as "convincing and emotionally gripping" upon its publication in 1964, Joanne Greenberg's semiautobiographical 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.

Unwanted by his parents, Cosmo Hill is put to work by the state, testing highly dangerous products. Cosmo realizes he must get away, and escapes with the help of the Supernaturalists, a group of kids who have the same special abilities as Cosmo--they can see supernatural Parasites, creatures that feed on the life force of humans. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden download ebook The Supernaturalists patrol the city at night, hunting the Parasites in hopes of saving what is left of humanity in Satellite City. But soon they find themselves caught in a web far more complicated than they'd imagined, and they discover a horrifying secret that will force them to question everything they believe in. Meet the World s Funniest First Grader Junie B. Jones! It s Halloween! But Junie B. is afraid to go trick-or-treating. Cause what if witches and monsters are really real? And what if pumpkins with sharp teeth can eat your feet? And don t even get her started on the candy corn problem. So how is Junie B. supposed to enjoy this scary holiday?

Author: Joanne Greenberg
Number of Pages: 291 pages
Published Date: 06 Jan 2009
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publication Country: NY, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780805089264
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