A Journey Into a Family Secret
- The Great Michigan Read 2013-14
- Michigan Notable Book for 2010
- A Washington Post Book World's "Best Books of 2009," Memoir
Annie would spend the rest of her life shut away in a mental institution, while the family erased any hints that she had ever existed. Through interviews and investigative journalism, Luxenberg teases out her story from the web of shame and half-truths that had hidden it. He also explores the social history of institutions such as Eloise in Detroit, where Annie lived, and the fact that in this era (the 40s and 50s), locking up a troubled relative who suffered from depression or other treatable problems was much more common than anyone realizes today.
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by on September 26, 2016
- Hachette Books, May 2009
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