Mary Beth Pfeiffer - Crazy In America
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Crazy in America

The Hidden Tragedy of Our Criminalized Mentally Ill

By Mary Beth Pfeiffer
Carroll & Graf Publishers, May 2007

Crazy in America: The Hidden Tragedy of Our Criminalized Mentally Ill examines the fate of people with mental illness who tangle with a treacherous and unforgiving criminal justice system. ......more

Pfeiffer: 'a great story teller,' who 'grabs us not with imagination but with truth.' Read new review in American Psychology-Law News.

Crazy in America: "
Compelling," SI Advance, 7/1/ article
Hear MBP on WAMC, Northeast Public Radio 8/16/07

Here MPB on NPR's Here and Now, 7/27/07

Listen to "The Story" on APR, on Luke Ashley

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Mary Beth Pfeiffer is an award-winning investigative reporter and 2004 Soros Justice Media Fellow. Her work on the intersection of mental illness and the criminal justice system has appeared in the New York Times Magazine , Boston Globe, Miami Herald, Des Moines Register, Poughkeepsie Journal and Legal Affairs magazine......more


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