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Hysterical: Anna Freud's Story free pdf Imagine growing up the gay daughter of Sigmund Freud, who taught that lesbianism can be a gateway to mental illness. Furthermore, he said that lesbianism is caused by the father and is curable by psychoanalysis. Now imagine that he analyzes you. That s the premise of award-winning science journalist Rebecca Coffey s fact-based novel, "Hysterical: Anna Freud s Story." The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Roundtable of the American Library Association has named "Hysterical" a 2015 Over the Rainbow book. Booklist called "Hysterical" avidly researched, shrewd, and unnerving as well as complexly entertaining, sexually dramatic, [and] acidly funny. LAMBDA Literary said it s got a plot so rife with tension it ll make you squirm. Oprah s O Magazine recommended it in its June 2014 issue. Despite any difficulty in her upbringing, Anna Freud grew to be her father s closest intellectual and emotional companion. After his death, she bore his intellectual seed into the world. Yet as close and loyal as she was to Sigmund, Anna also enjoyed 54 years of happy monogamy with Dorothy Burlingham, heir to the Tiffany fortune. They even raised a family together. "Hysterical: Anna Freud s Story" is a fascinating faux autobiography built on a pile of crazy facts."

About Rebecca Coffey

REBECCA COFFEY is an award-winning print journalist, documentary filmmaker, and radio commentator. Coffey contributes regularly to "Scientific American" and "Discover "magazines. She blogs about sexuality, relationships, crime and punishment, social media, and psychology for "Psychology Today," and is a broadcasting contributor to Vermont Public Radio s drive-time commentary series. Her most recent major work of journalism is the March 2012 eBook "MURDERS MOST FOUL: And the School Shooters in Our Midst" (Vook), which landed her appearances on Fox News, CBS Radio and NPR, among others. Her narrative nonfiction book "UNSPEAKABLE TRUTHS AND HAPPY ENDINGS: Human Cruelty and the New Trauma Therapy" (Sidran Press) was widely praised, and was named an Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association s "Choice" magazine. Her television documentaries about health and mental health have been broadcast nationally. Coffey is also a humorist. Her "NIETZSCHE S ANGEL FOOD CAKE: And Other Recipes for the Intellectually Famished" was published by Beck and Branch in 2013. Other humor has appeared in "McSweeney s Internet Tendency," "The Rumpus," and a large handful of literary magazines and e-zines. For more on Rebeeca, go tohttp: //rebeccacoffey.com/hysterical-anna-freuds-story/"

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Author : Rebecca Coffey
Publisher : She Writes PR
Data Published : 13 May 2014
ISBN : 1938314425
EAN : 9781938314421
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 360 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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