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The Liars' Club: A Memoir

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The author, a prize-winning poet and critic, looks back at her upbringing in a swampy East Texas refinery town. She recalls her painter mother, seven times married, whose outlaw spirit could tip into psychosis; a fist-swinging father who spun tales with his cronies—dubbed the Liars' Club; and a neighborhood rape when she was eight.
The Liars' Club: A Memoir
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When 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's—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 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
Mary Karr is a Guggenheim Fellow in poetry. She has won

Mary Karr is a Guggenheim Fellow in poetry. She has won

Mary Karr is a Guggenheim Fellow in poetry. She has won

Mary Karr is a Guggenheim Fellow in poetry. She has won Pushcart Prizes for both verse and essays, and is the Peck PPushcart Prizes for both verse and essays, and is the Peck PPushcart Prizes for both verse and essays, and is the Peck PPushcart Prizes for both verse and essays, and is the Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University. Her previous rofessor of Literature at Syracuse University. Her previous rof

Author
Mary Karr
Pages
352
Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
Edition
10th
ISBN-10
0143035746
ISBN-13
9780143035749
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
DEWEY
B
Year
2005
Publication Date
2005-06-30
Short Title
LIARS CLUB REV/E 10/E
Edition Description
Revised
Residence
NY, US
Birth
1938
Illustrations
Yes
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