Susan Sheehan

Susan Sheehan is an American author and journalist known for her works of non-fiction, particularly her detailed and empathetic portrayals of individuals facing mental health challenges and other societal issues. She won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1983 for her book 'Is There No Place on Earth for Me?'


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  1. 1. Is There No Place On Earth For Me?

    This book provides an in-depth exploration of mental illness, specifically schizophrenia, through the four-year journey of a woman suffering from the condition. The book offers a detailed account of her experiences in and out of psychiatric facilities, her struggles with the symptoms of her illness, her interactions with the mental health system, and the impact of her condition on her daily life. The narrative is a profound examination of the complexities of schizophrenia and the challenges faced by those who suffer from it.

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