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2009: The New Rochelle (NY) Board of Education announced that it would replace all fifty copies of Susanna kaysen's memoir after school officials tore pages from the book deemed "inappropriate" due to sexual content and strong language.
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I told her once I wasn’t good at anything. She told me survival is a talent.
I got better and Daisy didn't and I can't explain why. Maybe I was just flirting with madness the way I flirted with my teachers and classmates.
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This is a true story, about an 18 year old girl who was brought to stay at a mental institution that is known for being home for many mentally ill stars, such as: Ray Charles and Sylvia Plath. In this book Kaysen describes what life was like there as well as introducing unique characters that manage to warm your heart.
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