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The Liars' Club : a memoir

Author: Mary Karr
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 20th-anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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"For its twentieth anniversary, a stunning Graphic Deluxe Edition of Mary Karr's pathbreaking, award-winning, mega-bestselling memoir, with a new foreword by Lena Dunham When it was first published twenty years ago, The Liars' Club took the world by storm and raised the art of the memoir to an entirely new level, bringing about a dramatic revival of the form. Karr's comic childhood in an east Texas oil town brings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Mary Karr; Mary Karr
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Karr
ISBN: 9780143107798 0143107798
OCLC Number: 1000232724
Description: xx, 320 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Mary Karr ; foreword by Lena Dunham.

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"For its twentieth anniversary, a stunning Graphic Deluxe Edition of Mary Karr's pathbreaking, award-winning, mega-bestselling memoir, with a new foreword by Lena Dunham When it was first published twenty years ago, The Liars' Club took the world by storm and raised the art of the memoir to an entirely new level, 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 age twelve, and an oft-married mother whose accumulated secrets threaten to destroy them all. Now in a stunning Penguin Classics Graphic Deluxe Edition with a new foreword by Lena Dunham--a creative game changer in her own right--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."

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