Enveloped in the dark inner kingdom of her schizophrenia, sixteen-year-old Deborah is haunted by private tormentors that isolate her from the outside world. With the reluctant and fearful consent of her parents, she enters a mental hospital where she will spend the next three years battling to regain her sanity with the help of a gifted psychiatrist. As Deborah struggles to regain her sanity the listener is inexorably drawn into her private suffering.
“Convincing and emotionally gripping.” THE NEW YORK TIMES
Joanne Greenberg, also known as Hannah Green, is a writer whose works include magazine publications, short stories, novels, and a movie adaptation of I Never Promised You a Rose Garden.