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A Mind of Her Own: The Life of Karen Horney

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Here is a biography of Karen Horney, a bold, complex, independent woman who became one of the preeminent figures in psychoanalysis. A vivid and convincing portrait of a woman whose struggles and passions speak to us today with astonishing immediacy. Black-and-white photographs.
Hardcover, 479 pages
Published October 1st 1987 by Summit Books
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Nov 21, 2011 rated it liked it
You've likely heard of Occam's Razor - the idea that when there are multiple explanations for something, the simplicity of an explanation is a reason to prefer it.

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Nov 11, 2013 rated it liked it
3 stars means I enjoyed reading it but I wouldn't recommend it unless you're interested in psychoanalysis. If you are then you should know some things about Karen Horney, and this is a good book to learn it from :)
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I read this book back in February of 1988, long before I had heard of Goodreads. I read it because I remembered the author from our high school days in my hometown. I have also been fascinated by psychology since my high school days so I was interested in the topic of this book. To be honest, I can't say now that at the time I read it I wouldn't have given it 5 stars. Going through some old letters today I found a note that I had finished the book at 1:00am on the morning of February 8, 1988. I ...more
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