About the Book

Nobody’s Child

Nobody’s Child

June 1992
Trade Paperback · 240 Pages
$16.50 U.S. · $20.00 CAN · £10.99 U.K. · €11.99 E.U.
ISBN 9780201608168
Da Capo Press

 

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Description

Marie Balter's courageous story of hope and healing has inspired millions around the country. After spending the first twenty years of her adult life in a mental hospital, she gradually emerged from the terror of the back wards, eventually to attend graduate school at Harvard University and become a leading champion for the mentally ill.

About the Authors

Marie Balter, M.Ed. is a writer, lecturer, and advocate for the mentally ill. She is the winner of America's Award, the ordinary person's Medal of Honor. Richard Katz, Ph.D. clinical psychologist and anthropologist, is the author of Boiling Energy: Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung. He teaches full time at Saskatchewan Indian Federated College in Canada, and at Harvard Medical School.