EPILOGUE: A MEMOIR , ex-Park Avenue girl, ex-beatnik, ex-many other things too complicated to list here, loves big parties, summers at the beach, grandchildren, seeks interesting man for dinner and a movie.
Anne Roiphe was not quite seventy years old when her husband of nearly forty years unexpectedly passed away...
DO TAMPONS TAKE YOUR VIRGINITY?: A CATHOLIC GIRL'S MEMOIR in an insane Catholic family? Surprisingly funny, this candid memoir shows readers the endurance it takes to survive in a stifling, abusive childhood. It's an emotional roller coaster from start to finish, fiercely honest and sincere. From the very beginning, the author grapples with hilarious, unco..
CAKEWALK: A MEMOIR tionally acclaimed Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath comes a funny, touching memoir of a crummy—and crumby—childhood.
Growing up in the 1960s and ’70s, Kate Moses was surrounded by sugar: Twinkies in the basement freezer, honey on the fried chicken, Baby Ruth bars in her father’s sock dr..
TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE: A MEMOIR y 1970s, Benjamin Anastas found himself in his mother’s fringe-therapy group in Massachusetts, a sign around his neck: Too Good to Be True. The phrase haunted him through his life, even as he found the literary acclaim he sought after his 1999 novel, An Underachiever’s Diary, had made the smart ..
FALL TO PIECES: A MEMOIR OF DRUGS, ROCK 'N' ROLL, AND MENTAL ILLNESS rs after Mary Weiland dragged her husband Scott's pricey rock-star wardrobe onto their driveway and torched it, she was locked up in a mental hospital. Watching all this were her frightened extended family, a conflicted husband wrestling with demons of his own, and a tabloid industry gone gleeful at..
TEACHING THE CAT TO SIT: A MEMOIR ding and funny, Michelle Theall’s thoughtful memoir is a universal story about our quest for unconditional love from our parents, our children, and most important, from ourselves.
Even when society, friends, the legal system, and the Pope himself swing toward acceptance of the once unacceptabl..
WHAT PEACE THERE MAY BE: A MEMOIR thing other than the family environment that has been created for her-a system without regard for society or man's laws. Raised in a sequestered home in a busy city neighborhood, everything beyond the front gate is off-limits. The isolation proves to be a breeding ground for abuse, and Susanna strug..
STRAIGHTLING: A MEMOIR lut, a junkie, or a stoner, like they told her she was. She was just a kid looking for something good, something that felt like love. Anybody could see that, except her mother. And the Straightlings. At 13, Cyndy ran away from her violent home. She was homeless for a month, which wasn't all bad...bu..
I'LL BE BACK RIGHT AFTER THIS: MY MEMOIR
Pat O'Brien was a skinny South Dakota kid with long hair, a rock and roll band, divorced parents and an alcoholic father. In all the familiar ways, he was on the road to nowhere until a professor, who envisioned his future as the household name he would soon become, dramatically changed his life...
STORKBITES: A MEMOIR tes, Marie Etienne paints a powerful picture of her wealthy Louisiana family - a mother who bounces from sobriety to drunkenness, kindness to vicious cruelty, and an eccentric father who takes bizarre steps to protect his nine children from danger.Storkbites weaves two timelines-one showing a childh..