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Running with Scissors: A Memoir
Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs 031242227X 9780312422271
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Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs

RUNNING WITH SCISSORS is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. So at the age of twelve, Burroughs found himself amidst Victorian squalor living with the doctors bizarre family, and befriending a pedophile who resided in the backyard shed. The story of an outlaw childhood where rules were unheard of, and the Christmas tree stayed up all year-round, where Valium was consumed like candy, and if things got dull, an electroshock therapy machine could provide entertainment. The funny, harrowing, and bestselling account of an ordinary boys survival under the most extraordinary circumstances...

Author: Augusten Burroughs

Language: English

Edition: 1ST

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Picador

Publication Date: 2003-06-01

Our Price: $3.85

ISBN: 031242227X

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