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Loony Bin

4.71  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Nothing is what it appears when a devastating injury places Matt Kenny within the confines of Slater State Hospital, an under funded, under staffed, long-term care facility.
Paperback, 232 pages
Published November 10th 2006 by Infinity Publishing (PA) (first published September 1st 2006)
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Rebecca McNutt
Loony Bin offers readers an eerie view of the major flaws of the mental health system, from forced medication and alternative "therapies", to overcrowding to lack of privacy to the deplorable conditions for both patients and staff... the book asks, what can we do about this? in a very effective way.
Marilou George
Dec 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Matt Kenney has been at work at Chen’s for twenty minutes when Leo walks in and shoots him in the head. Matt wakes up in the hospital and although his mind is functioning normally he is totally immobile in what the Doctors have called the locked-in syndrome. He is transferred to Slater State Hospital where he remains fully cognizant of everything and everyone around him but unable to communicate in any way. Matt is administered a mysterious medication called AU-811 and unbeknownst to him is enro ...more
Steven Belcher
Mar 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Robin Cook meets Shutter Island...

Robin Cook meets Shutter Island...

Well done novel, a real page turner. Just what is our reality and what are the influences that make us tick? The author has done a fine job at creating a world that may have only existed in a dream, or did it? Thank you for a good and emotional ride Mr Richaronie....
Joanne Katz
Jul 24, 2008 rated it it was amazing
AMAZING book. It has a twist you don't see coming that will have you sit up straight and say "what?" out loud. Honest. It's a great great read. And end is a bit of a shocker too. I highly recommend it.
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