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    • The Lives They Left Behind

    • Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic
    • By: Peter Stastny, Darby Penney
    • Narrated by: Alex Paul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    More than four hundred abandoned suitcases filled with patients’ belongings were found when Willard Psychiatric Center closed in 1995 after 125 years of operation. They are skillfully examined here and compared to the written record to create a moving—and devastating—group portrait of twentieth-century American psychiatric care.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • excellent voice - like the Dragnet detective

    • By Jennifer on 10-02-14

    Regular price: $19.95