Wrestling with the Angel

Wrestling with the Angel

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Janet Frame is New Zealand's most celebrated author who has published more than twenty books and has been shortlisted for the Nobel Prize. Her three-volume memoir, was the subject of the award-winning film An Angel at My Table. Working from previously un-released documents including Janet Frame's diaries, health records, and court transcripts, Michael King reveals the formative episodes of her life - the poverty of her childhood, the deaths of two sisters by drowning, her incarceration in psychiatric hospitals for the better part of a decade, and her continuing struggle against diagnoses of mental illness.
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  • Paperback
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 45.72mm | 898.11g
  • Penguin Books (NZ)
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 0141007265
  • 9780141007267