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Prozac Highway

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From the author of Sunnybrook comes a rollicking new novel about Internet romance, pharmaceutical remedies for life, and far-flung family."Blackbridge's prose is direct and stylishly simple". -- Quill & Quire

Prozac Highway veers along like an accident waiting to happen. Its heroine, Jam, has a hard time walking to the corner store because she's so depressed, but her li
Paperback, 267 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Press Gang Publishers
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In my late teens, this book marked my discovery of the existence of the Mad Pride movement. And never was such a pivotal discovery wrapped in such a compulsively readable package (with clever queer sensibility, to boot.)
At the time I read this book (1998-1999) I was an active member of an internet community she mentions (, and I was participating in a mailing list for depressives as well. I felt as if I knew her because I was so familiar with the world she was describing in the book - depression, internet communities, mailing lists, concern for people you've never met but to whom you feel closer than you do to your own real-life acquaintances.
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Phenomenal. One of my all-time favorites. Funny and profound, timely and timeless. I read it every now and again for inspiration, and I am never disappointed.
One of the best novels about lesbians. She does things with language that are so familiar and accessible yet totally unconventional.
I don't think I expected this novel to be as well put-together as it was, but I was engrossed! I'd recommend it highly.
a decent dyke novel. probably would have liked it a lot more when i was like 16.
A view from the other side of the mental illness looking glass.
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