The Drama of the Gifted Child

The Drama of the Gifted Child : The Search for the True Self (Anniversary Edition)

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Miller's wide and profound book about childhood trauma has provided thousands of readers with guidance and hope, and is essential reading for those interested in psychology, psychotherapy, and more.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 144 x 210 x 17mm | 244g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd -30th Anniversary, Revised, Updated ed.
  • 0465012612
  • 9780465012619
  • 86,595

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"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 "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 "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
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About Alice Miller

Alice Miller has achieved worldwide recognition for her work on the causes and effects of childhood traumas. She is the author of many books, including The Truth Will Set You Free, Banished Knowledge, Thou Shalt Not Be Aware, and For Your Own Good. She lives in Switzerland.
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