Greenberg, Joanne

(pseudonym Hannah Green)
(b. 1932)
   American writer. Greenberg was born in Brooklyn and educated at American University. Since then she has worked as a medical technician and taught at the Colorado School of Mines. She is the author of several novels including The King’s Person (1963), The Monday Voices (1965), In This Sign (1968), Founders Praise (1976) and A Season of Delight (1981). However the work which made her famous was I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1964). This is the story of a young Jewish schizophrenic and it charts the course of her therapy and her final rejection of madness. It was a huge critical success both with literary and psychiatric commentators, sold widely and was later adapted into a successful film.

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  • Greenberg, Joanne — (b. 1932)    American novelist. She was born in Brooklyn. She served as adjunct professor at the Colorado School of Mines. Her novels include The King s Persons, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, The Monday Voices, In this Sign, Founders Praise …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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  • Hannah Green — Joanne Greenberg (* 24. September 1932 in Brooklyn, New York City) ist eine amerikanische Schriftstellerin. Greenberg ist vor allem bekannt durch ihren 1964 publizierten Roman Ich hab dir nie einen Rosengarten versprochen (englisch: I Never… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (novel) — infobox Book | name = I Never Promised You a Rose Garden title orig = translator = image caption = author = Joanne Greenberg illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Autobiographical novel publisher …   Wikipedia

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