One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

by Ken Kesey

Paperback, 281 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $15 | purchase

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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.

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Ken Kesey, the late author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, in California in 1984. Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis hide caption

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