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The Fifth Sally

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Sally Porter is a drab waitress, divorcee, and loner in the great city. But, though she is unaware of it, she is also four other, quite different people: Nola, the cold independent artist who has a studio in Greenwich Village; Derry, the happy-go-lucky tomboy; Bella, the sexpot with a talent for singing and dancing; and finally Jinx, the hate- filled killer.

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Hardcover, 278 pages
Published September 22nd 1980 by Houghton Mifflin
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Esther Lee
Sep 26, 2015 Esther Lee rated it it was amazing
Shelves: psychology
I have to say that the personalities of Sally are too ideal... as if they're from the textbook.
But comparing to The Minds of Billy Milligan, through Fifth Sally I've learned more things about MPD.
1. So actually those "persons" didn't die or disappear; instead, they became parts of Sally. Just like part of me likes art such as dancing, and drawing and part of me likes science and psychology, but I didn't develop individual personalities out of them.
2. Environments matter a lot, but what matter
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Alicia
Apr 22, 2009 Alicia rated it it was amazing
It was a fictional story about a woman with 5 personalities. It was tame compared to the real life accounts. The Billy Mulligan book he wrote was more exciting.
Ellen Isabella
Mar 03, 2010 Ellen Isabella rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2010, own
Buku ketiga tentang Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) yang saya baca tepat setelah baca Tell Me Your Dreams-nya Sidney Sheldon. Ceritanya bagus, dideskripsikan dengan pintar oleh Daniel Keyes. Ritme ceritanya cepet, dinamis, jadi ga ngebosenin. Bahasa bukunya juga lebih ringan dibanding 24 wajah Billy. Sangat menarik dan enak dibaca terutama buat yang masih awam tentang DID.
Francisca Olivia
Five different personalities inside Sally's mind. Each of them is special, and each of them want to take over Sally's body and mind... In the end, either they'll live in harmony inside Sally or fight for the right to control Sally's body.
Author Daniel Keyes played with our mind, intrigues each of us. Which personality will survive? Can they stop Jinx for creating chaos everywhere? Can Bella stop getting into troubling relationship with men? Oh, not to mention that Sally and Nola contemplated su
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Dinda Lestarini
Jun 07, 2012 Dinda Lestarini rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Setelah Sybil, ini adalah buku kedua tentang kepribadian ganda. Topik yang satu ini memang mempunyai daya tarik tersendiri bagi saya. Di buku ini, kita akan menemui Sally Porter, seorang janda yang menderita kepribadian ganda. Sejak kecil, Sally sering mengalami kejadian-kejadian yang tidak dapat diingatnya. Dia pun sering mengalami "kehilangan waktu". Sally tidak pernah berpikir bahwa ada sesuatu yang "salah" dengan dirinya. Karena perasaan tertekan atas percobaan bunuh diri yang dilakukannya, ...more
Allison
Jul 15, 2014 Allison rated it liked it
Shelves: psychology
I read this because I really enjoyed "Flowers for Algernon," but it doesn't even come close to being as cool as that book.

This story kept me on my toes and wanting to read more to find out what happens, and I suppose that counts for something, but I felt like it was a whole lot of suspense for nothing.

This was probably a lot more interesting when it was published and people didn't have the knowledge about mental illness that we have today.
Neiya
Nov 25, 2012 Neiya rated it really liked it
Lagi-lagi Daniel Keyes mampu memikatku dengan gaya bahasanya yang mengalir dan tegas serta smart mengungkap misteri kasus kepribadian majemuk. walaupun ini fiksi, tapi keasyikannya membaca ga berkurang, sama ketika aku membaca The mind of Billy Milligan dan Sybil.... dan Sally, tokoh rekaan si penulis, sangat memukau, memiliki kecerdasan tingkat tinggi seperti pada umumnya penderita kepribadian ganda lainnya...
Fetri
I read this book in Indonesian translation. I thought this book quite interesting, when the reader know that they're 5 people in Sally's body (include herself) and this book's storyline is how the others have to go from Sally's body.
But, do they really want to be remove? When the others personality say that it's gonna kill them all?
Fridha Rasjid
May 01, 2013 Fridha Rasjid rated it liked it
Buku ini istimewa, justru karena ini adalah hadiah buku pertama dari tinifa...

Daniels Keyes satu sisi membuatku penasaran, tapi di sisi lain terkadang idenya masih belum beranjak dari buku sebelumnya.
Yang kusuka adalah caranya menggambarkan perasaan Sally...
Feather Mista
Oct 12, 2010 Feather Mista marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Veremos...
Recommended to Feather by: Aclaraciones de la traducción de algún tomo...
Hoy me entero de que hay una edición española de este libro, pero que fue editada en 1982. Veo improbable conseguir esta edición (o cualquier otra, bah), pero la marco provisoriamente por los motivos de siempre.
ABO
Jun 18, 2015 ABO rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Udah lama baca buku ini. Intinya tentang seorang wanita yang selama ini tidak sadar kalau sebenarnya dia punya banyak kepribadian. Dan penyebabnya tak lain tak bukan adalah trauma masa kecil.
Letti
Jun 05, 2012 Letti rated it it was amazing
Warning: if you start reading this book, you won't sleep at night because it's impossible to put it down. Amazing book.
Kathy
Aug 27, 2012 Kathy rated it really liked it


Sort of like the "Sybil" story. Interesting reading.
Ian
Feb 12, 2010 Ian rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
yah setelah membaca billy ga ad yg kaget laghe, mirip abies blah

Gandi Wibowo
Satu lagi koleksi buku Gw dari Daniel Keyes...
Lusiana Liu
Aug 03, 2010 Lusiana Liu rated it it was ok
hm... agak kurang memuaskan...
Kusuma Alvian
Sep 04, 2013 Kusuma Alvian rated it really liked it
I like this book... ^_^
Artha
Jun 05, 2010 Artha rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: thriller
hmm....
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Daniel Keyes was an American author best known for his Hugo award-winning short story and Nebula award-winning novel Flowers for Algernon. Keyes was given the Author Emeritus honor by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2000.

Keyes was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. At age 17, he joined the U.S. Maritime Service as ship's purser. He obtained a B.A. in psychology from B
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