Lisa, Bright and Dark

By John Neufeld
(Backinprint.com, Paperback, 9780595450480, 143pp.)

Publication Date: May 2007

Other Editions of This Title: Mass Market Paperback, Prebound

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Sixteen-year-old Lisa, smart, attractive, and outwardly successful, suffers from a nervous breakdown that only her closest friends seem to notice and care enough about to try to find a way to help her.



NPR
Monday, Jun 25, 2012

For author Meg Wolitzer, John Neufeld's 1969 novel Lisa, Bright and Dark opened the door to more intense reads on mental illness. Has a book you've read ever acted as a gateway to harsher, truer or more literary novels? Tell us in the comments. More at NPR.org

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