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Ned Vizzini
Ned Vizzini (born Edison Price Vizzini, April 4, 1981 – December 19, 2013) was an American writer. He was the author of four books for young adults including It's Kind of a Funny Story, which NPR named #56 of the "100 Best-Ever Teen Novels" of all time and which is the basis of the film of the... show more



Ned Vizzini (born Edison Price Vizzini, April 4, 1981 – December 19, 2013) was an American writer. He was the author of four books for young adults including It's Kind of a Funny Story, which NPR named #56 of the "100 Best-Ever Teen Novels" of all time and which is the basis of the film of the same name.Vizzini suffered from depression, spending time in a psychiatric ward in his early 20s, and authoring several works about the illness. He was found dead in his native Brooklyn, New York after an apparent suicide from a fall, aged 32.Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photo by Ned_Vizzini_and_Keir_Gilchrist.jpg: Kindly granted by Ned Vizzini derivative work: RanZag (Ned_Vizzini_and_Keir_Gilchrist.jpg) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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Birth date: April 04, 1981
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ThemBooksThough
ThemBooksThough rated it 3 years ago
Words cannot describe how I feel about this book right now! First of all, I watched this movie back when it came out and it's one of my favorite movies! I'll have to watch it again this weekend and then write a comparison piece for you all, but yeah. I had no idea if the book was going to be that go...
LindaLeest
LindaLeest rated it 3 years ago
Door alle postieve reviews van mijn goodreads vrienden heb ik besloten dit boek te lezen, maar ik was eerlijk gezegd teleurgesteld..De psychiatrische kliniek leek wel een 4 sterren hotel, ik bedoel.. een rookruimte, pokeravonden, en Craig die een flinke make-out sessie had met maar liefst 2 meisjes ...
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Reader Reviews rated it 4 years ago
Synopsis: Like many ambitious New York City teenagers, Craig Gilner sees entry into Manhattan's Executive Pre-Professional High School as the ticket to his future. Determined to succeed at life-which means getting into the right high school to get into the right college to get the right job-Craig st...
It's a Books World
It's a Books World rated it 4 years ago
Summary: Ambitious New York City teenager Craig Gilner is determined to succeed at life - which means getting into the right high school to get into the right job. But once Craig aces his way into Manhattan's Executive Pre-Professional High School, the pressure becomes unbearable. He stops eating an...
Book Babble
Book Babble rated it 4 years ago
I love how truthful this book is in shedding light on how some people cope with mental illness. It avoids over-dramatizing and glamorizing anxiety and depression, which I’ve noticed many books tend to do. There is a lot of humor, but it still communicates how serious these issues are. Craig's relati...
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