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Title Mess : one man's struggle to clean up his house and his act / Barry Yourgrau.
Author Yourgrau, Barry.
Publication New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
Edition First edition.
Description 276 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call # 616.85227 Y
Contents Prologue with grocery bags -- The Chinese puzzle box -- What's wrong with me? -- Some kind of flâneur -- Let the right one in -- Brothers Grim -- The cut-glass hand bell -- Mastering disaster -- Dodge days, or, Letting go of L.A. -- Home comforting -- The real stuff -- The notorious bungalow --Freud's "dirty" couch -- The red fish -- Gordon's know -- Postscript.
Summary The author draws on his experiences as both a hoarder and an investigator to profile subjects ranging from professional decluttering services and anti-hoarding therapy to the brain science behind hoarding and the way clutter affects relationships.
Subject Yourgrau, Barry -- Mental health.
Compulsive hoarding.
Yourgrau, Barry -- Homes and haunts.
Housekeeping.
Storage in the home.
Authors -- Biography.
Yourgrau, Barry. (OCoLC)fst01453534
Authors. (OCoLC)fst00821688
Compulsive hoarding. (OCoLC)fst01745103
Homes. (OCoLC)fst01353235
Housekeeping. (OCoLC)fst00962201
Mental health. (OCoLC)fst01016339
Storage in the home. (OCoLC)fst01133990
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
ISBN 9780393241778 (hardcover)
0393241777 (hardcover)
9780393352900 (paperback)
0393352900 (paperback)

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