Pharmakon ...or the Story of a Happy Family (Paperback)
Penguin Books, 9780143115670, 406pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2009
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Praise For Pharmakon ...or the Story of a Happy Family…
"A smart, eccentric coming-of-age story about an entire culture's maturation process."
-Janet Maslin, The New York Times
" A rattling good tale . . . Wittenborn describes the mind of a cracked genius with great gusto and inventiveness . . . [Pharmakon's] pleasures are many."
-The New York Times Book Review
" John Irving is a benevolent influence on Wittenborn's work."
-The Times Literary Supplement
"No one who has ever been part of a family can fail to feel pangs of recognition."
"A fascinating portrait of a family living on the edge."