|Plot Summary of Hello to All That: A Memoir of War, Zoloft, and Peace|
Holt, Jan 2005, 25.00, 284 pp.
paints quite a self portrait of his depressing teen years culminating with the miracle of Zoloft and his twenties as a journalist in Sarajevo in 1993. Mr. Falk explains that he was a happy preadolescent raised in a loving home when suddenly at twelve he became depressed and stayed that way for a dozen years until Zoloft gave him back his life. To celebrate, John becomes a war correspondent. This segment of the book relates how the devastated city is home to people trying to stay alive.
Harriet Klausner, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Hello to All That: A Memoir of War, Zoloft, and Peace|
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Phys disability/mental struggle?
- mental illness
Subject of Biography
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other people
- average physique
- Eastern Europe
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Book makes you feel?
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 51%-75% of book
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