This deeply engrossing novel is a fictionalized account of the life struggles of patients and doctors inside a mental hospital. Daniels was hospitalized for 5 years in the 1950's while suffering from anorexia nervosa. In this book, she draws from that experience and dares to expose the troubled lives of both the patients and their caretakers.
In a novel of unusual scope...[Daniels] presents controversial themes with compassion and understanding.
Greensboro Daily News