Publisher description for Darkness visible : a memoir of madness / William Styron.

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Counter A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression. Styron is perhaps the first writer to convey the full terror of depression's psychic landscape, as well as the illuminating path to recovery.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Styron, William, 1925- Mental health, Depressed persons United States Biography, Authors, American Biography, Depressed persons Suicidal behavior United States