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When Rabbit Howls
When Rabbit Howls
Author: Truddi Chase
Truddi Chase began therapy to discover why she suffered from blackouts. What surfaced was terrifying: she was inhabited by 'the Troops'-92 individual personalities. This groundbreaking true story is made all the more extraordinary in that it was written by the Troops themselves. What they reveal is a spellbinding descent into a personal hell-an...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780525244745
ISBN-10: 0525244743
Publication Date: 6/8/1987
Pages: 415
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: E P Dutton
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
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Helpful Score: 5
The strange world inhabited by those afflicted with schizophrenia or multiple personality syndrome is virtually impenetrable. By illuminating these convoluted worlds, both books make major contributions to the understanding of mental illness. North began to exhibit manifestations of schizophrenia as a child. Desite her acceptance of "voices" and "visions" as reality, the reader can easily identify with her as she struggles through her schooling. She graphically descibes her breakdowns and traumatic hospitalizations during her college years and in medical school. Her eventual success in conquering her disability and attaining her goal of becoming a physician evokes a sense of exhilaration
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Helpful Score: 3
Disturbing sexual content, which might bother even otherwise impeturbable readers. Reads like fiction, which required me to constantly remind myself that this was supposedly real.
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Helpful Score: 2
Very powerful and riveting. Heart breaking but true story. It was so powerful I remembered about this story on Oprah in 1987 while i was only 7 and was still looking for this book. Just got it a week ago. But it is that memorable and moving.
shanna71 avatar reviewed When Rabbit Howls on + 145 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
very disturbing book. The story of a multiple personality. Very real & very heartbreaking that such a thing exists in our world.
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Helpful Score: 1
after seeing truddi chase on Larry King Live, i just had to get he book.
i read it many years ago but i remember it being a very good book different from Sybil but just as interesting. if you are interested in multiple personalities it is a great read
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justreadingabook avatar reviewed When Rabbit Howls on + 1602 more book reviews
amazing book of what the mind can do so it can survive. Will stay with you a long time to come.
minnesotababe avatar reviewed When Rabbit Howls on + 8 more book reviews
I picked up this book for free at a garage sale and began reading it without really looking at the front or back covers so I didn't realize till a few chapters in when I noticed that it was 'reading funny'. That's when I discovered it was autobiographical. Knowing this the book took on a whole new meaning for me. It was an amazing book considering that 92 'people' wrote it. I'm glad she found the help she needed and hope that she has found some peace in her life.
soaringspirit avatar reviewed When Rabbit Howls on + 181 more book reviews
Very interesting, makes one want to take action against childhood sexual abuse. Very different from Sybil. Very many viewpoints, even from abusers themselves.
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This book is principally about severe childhood abuse. The unique part is that it's told by the various personalities now inhabiting the subject, named Truddi Chase. Of course as you read you wonder if this is all made up, but that becomes less important. The book's value is as an introduction to what is it like to be a multiple personality. Whether the book portrays this condition accurately or not is beyond my experience, but I did think it was an interesting, if at times grueling read.
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