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Asylum

Asylum( )
Author: McGrath, Patrick
ISBN:978-0-595-17061-6
Publication Date:Mar 2001
Publisher:iUniverse, Incorporated
Imprint:Writers Club Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

A behind the scene fictional account into the world of inpatient mental health services and forensic psychiatry offers real insight into the legal entanglements that are more often created: a system that can be manipulated and crafted for the pursuit of revenge and retribution. The criminal justice system that purports to offer a quality of care frequently creates a new sentencing guideline that sees the more reasonable and humane Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI) transform into...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Author Biography
McGrath, Patrick (Author)
Patrick McGrath was born in London in 1950 and grew up near Broadmoor Hospital where his father was the medical superintendent for many years. He attended Stonyhurst College and received his BA in English from the University of London. Among other jobs, he worked as an orderly in a mental hospital and as a teacher before becoming a writer. He is seen as a leader of the neo-Gothic writers; his books include Spider, The Grotesque, Port Mungo, Trauma and Asylum. His novel Martha Peake won the Premio Flaiano Prize in Italy.

McGrath resides in New York City and London.

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