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Darkness Visible A Memoir of Madness

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ISBN-10: 0679736395

ISBN-13: 9780679736394

Edition: 1990 (Reprint)

Authors: William Styron

List price: $14.00
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A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression. Styron is perhaps the first writer to convey the full terror of depression's psychic landscape, as well as the illuminating path to recovery. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/8/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

William Styron, 1925 - William Clark Styron was born June 11, 1925 in Newport News, Virginia to William Clark Styron, a marine engineer, and Pauline Abraham Styron, who died when he was thirteen years old. He was a descendent of the Stioring family that arrived in Virginia in 1650. He attended Duke University and took courses at the New School for Social Research in New York City, which started him on his writing career. Styron was a Marine lieutenant during World War II and while serving during the Korean War, was recalled from active duty because of faulty eyesight. In 1953, he married Rose Burgunder in Rome and they had four children. During high school, Styron wrote short stories for…