One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
By Ken Kesey

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

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Ken Kesey's bracing, inslightful novel about the meaning of madness and the value of self-reliance Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey s One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest is the seminal novel of the 1960s that has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Here is the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially the tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her. We see the struggle through the eyes of Chief Bromden, the seemingly mute half-Indian patient who witnesses and understands McMurphy s heroic attempt to do battle with the awesome powers that keep them all imprisoned."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141181226
ISBN-10: 0141181222
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 133mm x 13mm)
Pages: 281
Imprint: Penguin USA
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Ken Kesey

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Paperback / softback (October 2016)

"Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a seminal novel of the 1960s. Here is the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants--a counterculture classic that inspired the 1975 film adaptation, widely considered one of the greatest movies ever made"--

Kesey's Jailbook by Ken Kesey Kesey's Jailbook, Paperback (February 1999)

Follows the author's six-month incarceration in an experimental low-security "honor camp" prison in the redwood forest, during which he immersed himself in the life of his jail community, worked to clear brush in the forest, and witnessed the mental deteriorations of those around him.

Critical Studies: One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey Critical Studies: One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, Paperback (January 1996)

An inmate of a mental institution tries to find the freedom and independence denied him in the outside world.

Sailor Song by Ken Kesey Sailor Song, Paperback (January 1995)

In Alaska to film a famous children's book, the crew of a big-bucks Hollywood production company encounters a tribe of people who have had little contact with whites.

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Author Biography - Ken Kesey

Ken Keseywas born in 1935 and grew up in Oregon.His books include Sometimes a Great Notion, Kesey's Garage Sale, Demon Box, Sailor Song, andLast Go Round(with Ken Babbs). He passed awayon November 10, 2001."

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