By Rhonda Johnson
Updated March 17, 2020 at 03:06 AM EDT
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Jennifer Miller, The Day I Went Missing: A True Story
Credit: Jennifer Miller: Laura Burke

The Day I Went Missing: A True Story

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Television and film writer Jennifer Miller (an Emmy nominated scripter of ”Roseanne”) sought therapy when she found herself unable to enjoy her success. She says her unfortunate experience with Dr. David Cohen gave her something else — new material as bizarre and lurid as anything Joe Eszterhas could cook up. Miller writes that Cohen gained her trust by showing her the love and warmth that her father (a renowned psychologist) never did, then proceeded to con her into giving him more than $100,000, then disappeared. A darkly funny writer with an edge of self deprecating humor that marks her as a stand up comic, Miller crafts an ominous tale of dangerous psychological manipulation. Even the recounting of a few too many dreams featuring her inner child doesn’t dull the edge of this honest and profoundly unsettling memoir.

The Day I Went Missing: A True Story

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  • Book
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  • Jennifer Miller
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  • St. Martin's Press

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