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Book Review

In the Jaws of the Black Dogs: A Memoir of Depression

Joy Allen

Published: April 1, 2001

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In the first pages of In the Jaws of the Black Dogs: A Memoirof Depression, author John Bentley Mays writes, “There area great many books about depression. This is not one of them.It is pain written, not observed, a testament transcribed fromwounded flesh to paper in the clearing, before the black dogs’ inevitable return” (p. xii-xiii).

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