Devil in the Details

Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.40 hours)
Product Number: Z10009379
Released: Jan 31, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781598872446
Narrator/s: Melinda Wade
Publisher: Highbridge Company
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Description

The struggles and humiliations of adolescence are told in an unflinching, funny, surprisingly universal tale of one good Jewish girl's battle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

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Author(s): Jennifer Traig
Original Publish Date: Jan 31, 2006

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Author(s): Jennifer Traig
Product Number EB00277093
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Back Bay Books
ISBN: #9780316139106

Professional reviews

"Jennifer Traig is an obsessive-compulsive with a religious bent. Traig's adolescence is complicated by this debilitating disorder. She bathes according to Old Testament rules (obsessively or not at all, depending on the day), prays fervently, and washes all her possessions and her hands whenever they get contaminated (i.e., constantly). Melinda Wade delivers an excellent performance that conveys both the eminent reasonableness of this behavior in the author's mind and its continual irritation to everyone around her. Wade's voice is almost a whine, a fitting tone for Traig's neuroses. Well done, but not to be listened to in long stretches. A.B. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine"

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