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Janet Frame

Age: 79

New Zealand novelist whose masterful yet disturbing books explored mental illness. Misdiagnosed with schizophrenia and institutionalized for eight years, she drew on her own experience in her stark works, which include Owls Do Cry and Intensive Care.

Died: Dunedin, New Zealand, January 29, 2004

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