Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs Paperback Book


Rent Running with Scissors: A Memoir

Author: Augusten Burroughs

Format: Unabridged-CD, Paperback

Publisher: St Martins Pr

Published: Oct 2002

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - General

Retail Price: $29.95

Discs: 7


When his dysfunctional family sent Augusten Burroughs away to be raised in the home of his mother’s therapist, he became part of an even more dysfunctional and unusual family dynamic. In this bestseller, which has become a classic of the wackier side of memoir literature, Burroughs doesn’t flinch at any grotesquerie or atrocity, recording it all--no matter how bizarre--with relish and with a delightfully twisted sense of humor.

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BookLender review by Nicole on 2008-08-17 04:44:47

Worth reading. You find yourself saying NO WAY, but yes way.

BookLender review by MIRANDA on 2008-01-27 18:41:38

I laughed out loud many times while reading this book. It was witty and insightful and I'll definitely read it again.

BookLender review by Beth on 2007-06-08 19:34:04

This was a quirky, dark book. Very readable and definately made me feel wholesome and mainstream.