by John Neufeld
Paperback, 143 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $3.99 | purchase
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Sixteen-year-old Lisa, smart, attractive, and outwardly successful, suffers from a nervous breakdown that only her closest friends seem to notice and care enough about to try and find a way to help her. Reissue.
June 18, 2012 For author Meg Wolitzer, John Neufeld's 1969 novel Lisa, Bright and Dark opened the door to more intense reads on mental illness. Has a book you've read ever acted as a gateway to harsher, truer or more literary novels? Tell us in the comments.
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