Item Details

Better Than Well: American Medicine Meets the American Dream

Carl Elliott ; with a foreword by Peter D. Kramer
Format
Book
Published
New York : W.W. Norton, c2003.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
039305201X (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The perfect voice
  • The true self
  • The face behind the mask
  • The loneliness of the late-night television watcher
  • The identity bazaar
  • Three ways to feel homesick
  • Pilgrims and strangers
  • Resident aliens
  • Amputees by choice
  • Bringing up baby
  • Second acts
  • Conclusion: the tyranny of happiness.
Description
xxi, 357 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-332) and index.
Technical Details
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