Wish I Could Be There

Notes from a Phobic Life

by Allen Shawn

Hardcover, 267 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $24.95 | purchase

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Wish I Could Be There
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Notes from a Phobic Life
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Allen Shawn

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The memoir of the agoraphobic son of New Yorker editor William Shawn describes his relationship with his brilliant playwright and actor brother Wallace, his twin sister's institutionalization for autism at the age of eight, and the strict household taboos that affected his own mental state.

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