The Hero And Narrator Of This Warm, Hilarious, And Satiric Odyssey Into The Hospital Cor Ridors And Mentalities Of Established Madness, Is A Chicago Writer Fed Up With America And Exiled In London Urged By His Friends To Seek Psycho Therapy To Break His Writer S Block Bell Begins The Journey Into His Zone Of The Interior And The World Of The Charismatic, Miracle Making Scottish Guru Dr Willie Last, Who Deliberately Thrusts Him Over The Edge Into Schizophrenia Willie Last Is Also A Western Lm Fan, And Needs Sid Bell To Be His Sidekick In The Gun Ght At OK Corral Fantasies He Indulges In At Meditation Manor A Free For All Schizophrenic Circus, Bell Finally Penetrates The Spiritual Ionosphere Of Fashionable Lunacy With Some Of The Goo Er Sorts Of Mysticism Su Sm Gypsy Palm Reading And Even As An Urban Shaman With Healing Powers In Practice It Is Overrun By Zany Americans Who Turn The Church Into A Mixture Of Laugh Ln And HeIlzapoppin Fascinating insider account of the anti psychiatry movement of the 1960s, a semi fictional work based on Ronnie Laing s crew Recommended. A certain amount of skimming to get to the end.
Clancy Sigal was the child of a love affair between two idealists His parents Jennie Persily and Leo Sigal were labor organizers Jennie, a single mother, raised Clancy on her own Chicago born, he was an ordinary street kid until the army sent him overseas He attended the Nuremberg war crimes trial, and then enrolled at UCLA where his classmates included the later Watergate conspirators, Bob Ha
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- Zone of the Interior
- Clancy Sigal
- 13 September 2019 Clancy Sigal