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Lisa, Bright and Dark - John Neufeld
Lisa, Bright and Dark
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141304342 (0141304340)
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
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anndiehl
anndiehl rated it
4.0 Lisa, Bright and Dark
This book makes a real connection to the reality of mental illness and how ordinary people deal or refuse to deal with it. Very eye opening.
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
3.0 Lisa, Bright and Dark
Sixteen year old Lisa is calling for help but no adult is willing to help her so her friends come to her rescue. They become her therapists and the story takes off. This book was written in 1969, so as a reader you have to consider the circumstances and the characters do the best they can to be the ...
Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
3.0 Lisa, Bright and Dark
The novel is written from the perspective of a teenage girl and has a very chatty, informal tone, which seems to work for this book. In a nutshell, a young lady, Lisa, is crying out for help when she realizes that she is suffering from some form of mental illness. As her cries falls on the deaf ear...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
3.0 Lisa, Bright and Dark
The stuff that after-school specials are made of...and I'm not kidding, Lisa, Bright and Dark was made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV drama, the cover says so.But don't be so quick to judge, this is hardly Go Ask Alice or any other histrionic 'What Happened to the Chiiildreeen!!' fare. Neufield is ...
Monkeypanic
Monkeypanic rated it
0.0 Lisa, Bright and Dark
I had completely forgotten about this book, until I stumbled on a review of it here. Yes... this was assigned reading in eighth grade. I don't remember much, so I shouldn't write a big review as if I do. For all I know, it's well written... but considering the other junk they assigned at my school, ...
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