Prozac Nation Young and Depressed in America : A Memoir (Paperback)
|Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel|
|Painful, poignant, and ultimately triumphant, Prozac Nation is Elizabeth Wurtzel's catharsis--a cry of rage at the chronic depression which has dominated most of her young life. "A powerful portrait of one girl's journey through the purgatory of depression".--The New York Times.|
From the Publisher:
A memoir of sex, drugs, and depression indicts an overmedicated America as it chronicles the fortunes of a Harvard educated child of divorce who lived in the fast lane as a music critic, always fighting her chronic depression
A graduate of Harvard College, Wurtzel received the 1986 "Rolling Stone" College Journalism Award for essay writing. She was the popular music critic for "The New Yorker" and "New York" magazine. Her articles have appeared in "Mademoiselle", "Mirabella", "Seventeen", and "The Oxford American".