0349410062
Becoming myself : a psychiatrist's memoir / Irvin D. Yalom.
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Author: Yalom, Irvin D., 1931-
Publication year: 2017
Format: Hardback
Publisher: London : Piatkus,
ISBN: 9780349410067 (hbk.) :
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Originally published: New York: Basic Books.
'I was born in Washington, DC, June 13, 1931, of parents who immigrated from Russia shortly after the First World War. Home was the inner city of Washington - a small apartment atop my parents' grocery store on First and Seaton Street. During my childhood, Washington was a segregated city, and I lived in the midst of a poor, black neighbourhood. Life on the streets was often perilous. Indoor reading was my refuge and, twice a week, I made the hazardous bicycle trek to the central library at Seventh and K streets to stock up on supplies'. Irvin Yalom is a gifted and lyrical writer whose memoir traces his life, from the apartment above his parents' grocery store to a world stage via the intimacy of his consulting room. The memoir includes his self-analysis and is interwoven with vignettes from patients whose stories have played such a central role in his life.
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viii, 343 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm

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