Flora Rheta Schreiber was the psychiatry editor of Science Digest when she first heard about Sybil. She spent seven years writing this book. She is also the author of The Shoemaker. She died in 1988 in New York City of a heart attack.
"A moving human narrative."--New York Review of Books
"Astonishing . . . It forces you to look at yourself and the people around you in a new way."--Doris Lessing
"Illuminating . . fascinating!"--Chicago Tribune