Book by Swados Elizabeth
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Musical artist ELIZABETH SWADOS is the author of twelve children’s books, four novels, two collections of poetry, a collection of short non-fiction, and two books on creating musical theater for young people. She has composed, written, and directed theater for over thirty years and is perhaps best known for her Broadway and international hit Runaways. Her works include the Obie Award winning Trilogy at La Mama and Alice at the Palace with Meryl Streep at the New York Shakespeare Festival. Swados has had over thirty works performed in the off and off-off Broadway theater scene as well as in festivals and tours around the work. She also does workshops with at risk teenagers and people who suffer from cranial facial disorders. She is a full time teacher in the drama department at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and also teaches at The New School’s Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts as a visiting artist. Her articles have been published in the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, and Vogue. Her other awards include five Tony nominations, three Obie Awards, a Guggenheim Fellowship, Ford Fellowship, Helen Hayes Award, Lila Acheson Wallace award, a Special International PEN Citation. Her most recent awards include Best Book for Young Adults from New York Public Library and the Gaudium Award for enhancing the lives of others through art.Présentation de l'éditeur :
A moving memoir in words and pictures of one woman's struggle with the little black cloud of depression pening up the darkest corners of her world, author Elizabeth Swados takes us on an unforgettable journey that is by turns poignant and funny, and will be undoubtedly familiar to those who suffer from depression and those who love them. Through the author's whimsical drawings, readers get a unique view of the experience of depression: from the struggle to keep her condition a secret, to the strange effects of 'new' drugs, to the small things that can trigger relapses. For the thousands of Americans who suffer from depression, My Depression is a gentle reminder that they are not alone and that they can lead a fulfilling and happy life. It is an evocative, readable, and engaging story of an illness that is finally gaining widespread attention.
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Description du livre Hardcover. État : New. Brand New! We ship daily Monday - Friday!. N° de réf. du libraire 1EYDQW0012N3
Description du livre Hyperion, 2005. État : New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Liz Swados takes readers on a journey that is,achingly familiar to the thousands who suffer from,depression and equally poignant for those who do,not. Readers feel the weight of her struggle to,keep her condition a secret; laugh with her about,the strange effects of the new drugs; empathise,with the little things that sometimes trigger a,massive relapse (the change of seasons,professional rejection); and watch as she tries to,overcome the long-term effect of the suicides of,her mother and brother. N° de réf. du libraire ABE_book_new_1401307892
Description du livre Hyperion, 2005. Hardcover. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1401307892
Description du livre État : Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. N° de réf. du libraire 97814013078991.0
Description du livre Hyperion, 2005. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111401307892