A Paperback edition by Mary Karr in English (May 31, 2005)
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A trenchant memoir of a troubled American childhood from the child's point of view describes growing up in a an East Texas refinery town, life in the midst of a turbulent family of... Read more
A trenchant memoir of a troubled American childhood from the child's point of view describes growing up in a an East Texas refinery town, life in the midst of a turbulent family of drunks and liars, a schoolyard rape, and other dark secrets, in a tenth anniversary edition of the landmark autobiography. Reprint.
Mary Karr's poems and essays have won Pushcart prizes and have appeared in magazines such as theNew Yorker, The Atlantic, and Parnassus. She was a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College, and is now the Jesse Truesdale Peck Professor of English Literature at Syracuse.
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