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Liars' Club : A Memoir (Reprint) (Paperback) (Mary Karr)

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The dazzling, prizewinning, wickedly funny tale of Mary Karr’s hardscrabble Texas childhoodthe book that sparked a renaissance in memoirWhen it was published in 1995, Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club took the world by storm and raised the art of the memoir to an entirely new level, as well as bringing about a dramatic revival of the form. Karr’s comic childhood in an east Texas oil town brings us characters as darkly hilarious as any of J. D. Salinger’sa hard-drinking daddy, a sister who can talk down the sheriff at twelve, and an oft-married mother whose accumulated secrets threaten to destroy them all. Now with a new introduction that discusses her memoir’s impact on her family, this unsentimental and profoundly moving account of an apocalyptic childhood is as funny, lively, and un-put-downable” (USA Today) today as it ever was

When it was published in 1995, Mary KarrÂ's The LiarsÂ' Club took the world by storm and raised the art of the memoir to an entirely new level, as well as bringing about a dramatic revival of the form. KarrÂ's comic childhood in an east Texas oil town brings us characters as darkly hilarious as any of J. D. SalingerÂ'sÂ?a hard-drinking daddy, a sister who can talk down the sheriff at twelve, and an oft-married mother whose accumulated secrets threaten to destroy them all. Now with a new introduction that discusses her memoirÂ's impact on her family, this unsentimental and profoundly moving account of an apocalyptic childhood is as Â?funny, lively, and un-put-downableÂ? (USA Today) today as it ever was.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Women, Literary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Mary Karr
Language: English
Street Date: June 30, 2005
TCIN: 11720980
UPC: 9780143035749
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-4360
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