How Thin the Veil: A Memoir of 45 Days in the Traverse City State Hospital - Jack Kerkhoff
By Jack Kerkhoff
Published by Mission Point
After attempting suicide, newspaperman Jack Kerkhoff checks himself into the Traverse City State Hospital. Originally published in 1952, this hard-boiled memoir shares a light on both the people and the procedures of the time. Introduction by builder and developer Ray Minervini, whose historic renovation project at the old State Hospital - now the Grand Traverse Commons - is the largest in the nation.
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