Dora: A Headcase. likes. The new novel by Lidia Yuknavitch (author of The Chronology of Water). Dora: A Headcase. Lidia Yuknavitch, intro. by Chuck Palahniuk. Hawthorne ( PGW, dist.), $ trade paper (p) ISBN Reimagining a famous patient as the subject of her own story. Lidia Yuknavitch’s coming-of-age novel doubles as a feminist rewriting of Freud’s.
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But you like her. Does sh What do you say about a book that you can’t put down, about a strange kid you might really like to know, about an author who gives us her interpretation of Freud’s Dora, An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria?
Bold and unwavering, honest and fearless. People are like books and movies. I have to pee. Your reading of this book will be all the richer and fuller. After that I lost my voice. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I walk into the living room. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.
I stare at the back of his head. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. At any rate, her human, if very dark, is very — painfully — funny. Sound bites from Sig, the metronome of her Doc Martens as she runs down the sidewalk, voicemail messages from a stranger who wants something from her. If I wanted to, I could cough loud enough to shatter the Lexus windows, I could explode the fancy dashboard and eject him from headcasee seat.
It was a little too deus ex machina. We make art attacks. H I love fast paced stories with strong female voice, dark pathos, resilience, bold sexuality, and wicked humor. A Novel “The kind of book Janis Joplin might have written if she had made it through the fire – raw, tough, pure, more full of love than you thought possible and sometimes even hilarious.
Her mother gave her that silver set. Maybe being an adult, being in the real world has jaded me and it was hard s empathize with a spoiled, rich girl and her spoiled, rich friends. The parents were well built and struggling with their own problems. After all, everyone everywhere has experienced at least a moment or two when, Sign in Get started.
But the characters were out of a ridiculous B movie, and I mean ridiculous. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.
Book review: ‘Dora: A Headcase’ – The Boston Globe
Headczse your whole life happens in those years, and the rest of your life it’s just the same story playing out with different characters. Like something out of a Lon Cheney movie.
Aug 26, Cassandra rated it it was ok Shelves: It takes thirty strokes.
Refresh and try again. Lidia Yuknavitch has clearly studied the heck out of Freud’s most famous case study. This is the best book I have read in some time Amazon Giveaway allows you to run heacdase giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
Is this feature helpful? It felt more s, more like the girls I knew and was, than any other coming of age narrator. Her plots are slightly unbelievable and there a few too many coincidences, but the novel is readable and highly enjoyable.
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What do you say about a book that you can’t put down, about a strange kid you might really like to know, about headxase author who gives us her interpretation of Freud’s Dora, An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria? Never mind that I loved the movie “Fight Club” about 10, times more than I did the book.
And it IS my favourite movie. Aug 24, Amy Bond rated it liked it. Yuknavitch writes with such frank honesty through her cgaracters–so true to those of us who have dealt with similar issues. This book is a satire, and must be read as one; this way the author can be allowed the poetic license crucial in telling this story and taking this revenge on Freud. It has so many things that I look for in ‘teens gone wild’ books, but I think maybe the intro by Chuck Palahniuk bigged it up a little too Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
I think the two authors do well for each other as far as participating in the same writing group, but Yuknavitch doesn’t need his stamp on every piece of her work she puts out.
The shrink in the book blithers out tons of Freudian garbage to this teenage girl. I thought maybe Ida wouldn’t have much to say to me. Sometime last year, I flipped open a book I knew nothing about that had been recommended by a Twitter acquaintance.