by Ken Kesey
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McMurphy, a criminal who feigns insanity, is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head nurse.
Ken Kesey, the late author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, in California in 1984.
February 1, 2012 The classic American novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest has hit the half-century mark. It made its author, Ken Kesey, a literary celebrity — and helped alter perceptions of mental institutions.
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