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Joan C. Lieberman

Joan C. Lieberman
Joan C. Lieberman

SunLit excerpt: A life complicated by her mother’s mental illness led author on a complex journey

Joan C. Lieberman's autobiography has a unique point of view: the psychological concept of "Optimal Distance" defined her life with a sometimes homicidal mother with paranoid schizophrenia

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SunLit interview: She finished her autobiography on her 75th birthday, thanks to her husband’s “bucket list”

Author Joan C. Lieberman tells the wrenching story of growing up with a mother who had paranoid schizophrenia. She couldn't bring herself to re-read her first draft describing the time her mother tried to kill her.

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