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Author Kesey, Ken, 1935-2001.

Title One flew over the cuckoo's nest / Ken Kesey.

Imprint New York, NY : Signet, 1963.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Young Adult Fiction  YA F Kesey,K.    ---  Available
Description 325 p. ; 20 cm.
Summary He's a boisterous, brawling, fun-loving rebel who swaggers into the ward of a mental hospital and takes over. He's a lusty, profane, life-loving fighter who rallies the other patients around him by challenging the dictatorship of Big Nurse. He promotes gambling in the ward, smuggles in wine and women; at every turn, he openly defies her rule. The contest starts as sport (with McMurphy taking bets on the outcome) but soon it develops into a grim struggle for the minds and hearts of the men, into an all-out war between two relentless opponents: Big Nurse, backed by the full power of authority... McMurphy, who has only his own indomitable will.
Subject McMurphy, Randle Patrick (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Nurse and patient -- Fiction.
Psychiatric hospital patients -- United States -- Fiction.
Psychiatric nurses -- United States -- Fiction.
Mentally ill -- United States -- Fiction.
Oregon -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
Medical novels.
Allegories.
ISBN 9780881037159 (Turtleback bdg.)
088103715X (Turtleback bdg.)
9780758777874 (pbk.)
0758777876 (pbk.)

 
    
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