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At seventeen Lori Schiller was the perfect child -- the only daughter of an affluent, close-knit family. Six years later she made her first suicide attempt, then wandered the streets of New York City dressed in ragged clothes, tormenting voices crying out in her mind. Lori Schiller had entered the horrifying world of full-blown schizophrenia. She began an ordeal of hospitalizations, halfway houses, relapses, more suicide attempts, and constant, withering despair. But against all odds, she survived. Now in this personal account, she tells how she did it, taking us not only into her own shattered world, but drawing on the words of the doctors who treated her and family members who suffered with her.

In this new edition, Lori Schiller recounts the dramatic years following the original publication -- a period involving addiction, relapse, and ultimately, love and recovery.

Moving, harrowing, and ultimately uplifting, THE QUIET ROOM is a classic testimony to the ravages of mental illness and the power of perserverance and courage.

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The Quiet Room
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3.7 / 5
The quiet room
July 3rd, 2015
Lori's experience with schizophrenia is sad but ultimately hopeful. I can really relate to her struggles. Very well-written book!
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Amazing!
October 19th, 2013
Emotional and well written. I felt as if I was right there with Lori through her battle. So overwhelming at times I had to put the book down, but always picked it back up because I had to see Lori win.
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