The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic (Unabridged) - Darby Penney & Peter Stastny

The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic (Unabridged)

By Darby Penney & Peter Stastny

  • Release Date: 2014-04-04
  • Genre: Science & Nature
  • ℗ © 2014 Audible Studios

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Summary : The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic (Unabridged)

More than four hundred abandoned suitcases filled with patients’ belongings were found when Willard Psychiatric Center closed in 1995 after 125 years of operation. They are skillfully examined here and compared to the written record to create a moving—and devastating—group portrait of twentieth-century American psychiatric care.

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