Not the thing I was : thirteen years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School /

"They called him crazy. As a child, he probably was. At eight, the author left his family to spend thirteen years at the most famous school in the world for emotionally disturbed children. Not the Thing I Was describes life in Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School in Chicago. Among autistic...

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Main Author: Eliot, Stephen. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : St. Martin's Press, c2003.
Edition:1st U.S. ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue
  • 1.. Setting the Stage
  • 2.. Some Additional Backstory
  • 3.. The Initial Cast
  • 4.. Luitgard's Class
  • 5.. Settling In to the Mohawks
  • 6.. The Stage
  • 7.. On Dr. B.
  • 8.. The Middle Period with Diana
  • 9.. The New, Improved Mohawks
  • 10.. Back to Class
  • 11.. Beginning Adolescence
  • 12.. The First Leaving of Dr. B.
  • 13.. Bert
  • 14.. Dr. B.'s Return and Life in the Adolescent Unit
  • 15.. Dictation
  • 16.. Teddy
  • 17.. Ready for His Close-up
  • 18.. Neither Fish nor Fowl
  • 19.. U-High
  • 20.. Getting Ready for College
  • 21.. Final Days
  • Notes

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