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The Untouched Key: Tracing Childhood Trauma in Creativity and Destructiveness by  Alice Miller - First Edition - 1990 - from Shannon's Bookshelf and Biblio.com

The Untouched Key: Tracing Childhood Trauma in Creativity and Destructiveness

by Miller, Alice

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1990. viii, 182 pages; notes, bibliography. Backed in cream-coloured cloth with gilt lettering on spine, grey paper-covered boards. The book is near-new, unworn and unmarked save for a faint smudge on fore edge. The dust jacket is unclipped with lightly rubbed extremities and a tiny closed edge tear to back panel. Alice Miller, author of The Drama of the Gifted Child and several other books on childhood trauma and child abuse, here examines biographical clues connecting unnoticed childhood traumas to adult creativity and destructiveness in the lives of Picasso, Kathe Kollwitz, Buster Keaton, Hitler, Stalin, Nietzsche and others. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.5 in. (14cm x 21.5cm).


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