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The Strange and Mysterious Life of Opal Whiteley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Irene Whiteley was born in 1897 in Washington and was raised in Oregon, and died at the Napsbury Hospital in England as a psychiatric patient, at the age of ninety-four in 1992. How did a brilliant young American girl with a passion for geology and nature study come to end her life institutionalized in England?
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?