Sybil

Sybil

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by Flora Rheta Schreiber
     
 

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Here is the unbelievable yet true story of Sybil Dorsett, a survivor of terrible childhood abuse who as an adult was a victim of sudden and mysterious blackouts. What happened during those blackouts has made Sybil's experience one of the most famous psychological cases in the world.  See more details below

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Here is the unbelievable yet true story of Sybil Dorsett, a survivor of terrible childhood abuse who as an adult was a victim of sudden and mysterious blackouts. What happened during those blackouts has made Sybil's experience one of the most famous psychological cases in the world.

Editorial Reviews

Doris Lessing
"Astonishing . . . It forces you to look at yourself and the people around you in a new way."
From the Publisher
"Spellbinding!"—Time magazine"

A moving human narrative."—New York Review of Books"

Illuminating . . fascinating!"—Chicago Tribune"

Astonishing . . . It forces you to look at yourself and the people around you in a new way."—Doris Lessing

Time magazine
"Spellbinding!"
New York Review of Books
"A moving human narrative."
Chicago Tribune
"Illuminating . . fascinating!"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451010049
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1960
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Doris Lessing
Astonishing . . . It forces you to look at yourself and the people around you in a new way.

Meet the Author

Flora Rheta Schreiber was the psychiatry editor of Science Digest when she first heard about Sybil. She spent seven years writing this book. She is also the author of The Shoemaker. She died in 1988 in New York City of a heart attack.

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