Year: 1991 Source: Proceedings of The Pavese Society Newsletter, v.3, (1991), p.63-68 SIEC No: 19910163

This article describes the life of Mary Savage, who wrote an autobiography in 1975 about her numerous suicide attempts. The author outlines her childhood, adulthood, & family and concludes that she was suffering from a major affective disorder, & was an alcoholic. Lester also asserts that Mary’s depression can be viewed as blocked & unconscious anger. (VM)