view cart menu separator categories menu separator faq
advanced search
categories  > Books & Magazines > Nonfiction-Psychology (6)
FREE SHIPPING ! The Three Christs of Ypsilanti (Paperback â April 19, 2011) by Milton Rokeach

FREE SHIPPING ! The Three Christs of Ypsilanti (Paperback – April 19, 2011) by Milton Rokeach

Price: $5.99 add to cart     
Feedback: 100%, 82 sales Ask seller a question
Shipping: US-Mainland: free (more destinations)
Condition: Used
Payment Options:
Good condition. Moderate wear.

On July 1, 1959, at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, the social psychologist Milton Rokeach brought together three paranoid schizophrenics: Clyde Benson, an elderly farmer and alcoholic; Joseph Cassel, a failed writer who was institutionalized after increasingly violent behavior toward his family; and Leon Gabor, a college dropout and veteran of World War II.

The men had one thing in common: each believed himself to be Jesus Christ. Their extraordinary meeting and the two years they spent in one another’s company serves as the basis for an investigation into the nature of human identity, belief, and delusion that is poignant, amusing, and at times disturbing. Displaying the sympathy and subtlety of a gifted novelist, Rokeach draws us into the lives of three troubled and profoundly different men who find themselves “confronted with the ultimate contradiction conceivable for human beings: more than one person claiming the same identity.”

Paperback: 342 pages
Publisher: New York Review of Books
Other Products from honigsbooks:View all products
FREE SHIPPING ! The Man Who Quit Money by Mark Sundeen (Paperback-2012)
FREE SHIPPING ! Mini Farming for Self Sufficiency by Brett L. Markham (Paperback-2006)
FREE SHIPPING ! Tales of the Mysterious Traveler by Steve Ditko (Paperback First Edition 1990)
FREE SHIPPING ! The Unnamed (Paperback Advanced Readers Copy- 2009) by Joshua Ferris
FREE SHIPPING ! Shape Your Life (Paperback – January 1, 2003) by Barbara Harris & Angela Hynes
FREE SHIPPING ! A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines (Paperback-1994)
FREE SHIPPING ! WIRED (DVD-2011) An Edge of Your Seat Financial Thrilller !
FREE SHIPPING ! The Fusion Quest (Hardcover – March 6, 1997) by Professor T. Kenneth Fowler
FREE SHIPPING ! The Norton Anthology of American Literature: 1914-1945, Vol. D 6th Edition
Like a Bundle of Reeds: Why Unity and Mutual Guarantee Are Today’s Call of the Hour
Last Updated: 21 Jul 2017 19:35:02 PDT home  |  about  |  terms  |  contact
Powered by eCRATER - a free online store builder