The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self, Third Edition (Paperback)
About the Author
Alice Miller (1923-2010) achieved worldwide recognition for her work on the causes and effects of childhood traumas. She was also the author of many books, including The Truth Will Set You Free, Banished Knowledge, Breaking Down the Wall of Silence, Thou Shalt Not Be Aware, and For Your Own Good.
"Rare and compelling in its compassion and its unassuming eloquence...her examples are so vivid and so ordinary they touch the hurt child in us all"The New York Magazine
"An unpretentious little book with an amazing impact...Many readers find themselves portrayed with an accuracy and empathy that seem uncanny, as if the author had been a silent, unseen witness to their childhood [and] their innermost and secret selves."Vogue
"Narcissismhas rarely been written about with the clarity and quiet insights of thismodest, thought-provoking work."WashingtonPost Book World
"Fullof wisdom and perception."The New Republic