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Trauma

Trauma( )
Author: McGrath, Patrick
Series title:Vintage Contemporaries Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4000-7549-2
Publication Date:Apr 2009
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

Charlie Weir is a man who tackles other people's demons for a living. He has seen every kind of trauma during his years as a psychiatrist in New York.Yet he hasn't found a way of resolving his own conflicts, particularly the fatal mistake that caused his wife and daughter to leave him condemning him to corrosive loneliness and restless anger.Years later, he meets a beautiful but damaged woman who promises to restore his dwindling faith in both his profession and himself. But as he...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.15 x 8 x 0.66 Inches
Book Weight:0.562 Pounds
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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