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This book is a biography. It is about a woman named Sybil who has multiple personality disorder. After seeking out a psychoanalist, she discovers that her "lost time" episodes are due to her 16 other selves! These selves were created during a tramatic time in her life, and each one represents an emotion which she has not been able to deal with. This book is shocking and interesting. A splendid account on psychological events and recovery. You won't believe what you've read!
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Plot & Themes

Phys disability/mental struggle?    -   Yes Struggle with    -   mental illness Period of greatest activity?    -   1900+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   artist Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally Ill


United States    -   Yes Century:    -   1930's-1950's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   concerned Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A few 1-5 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book

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