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Now including an excerpt from Lust & Wonder, a new memoir coming in March 2016. Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her psychiatrist, a dead-ringer for Santa and a lunatic in the bargain. Suddenly, at age

Author Augusten Burroughs

Pages 288

Publisher St. Martin's Publishing Group

Published Date 2010-04-01

ISBN 1429902523 9781429902526

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jordan_sealock shared a tip "Give it a chance if the writing style throws you off in the beginning. You'll appreciate the style later."

kim_734 shared a tip "Sad but very funny."

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cherrye_moore shared a tip "This is the only book I have read by this author, I think but I liked the book."

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pauline_mita shared a tip "Have you read Gentleman in Moscow?"

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jarid_wright shared a tip "So interesting how he grew up"

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lilsprout shared a tip "Still one of my favs. If you enjoyed this, I also recommend lust and wonder by him :)"

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megan_shebelski shared a tip "I really enjoy Augusten Burroughs. Hopefully you do, too! :)"

shawna_6694 shared a tip "I have read everything Burroughs has written...and enjoyed every spewed word!"

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crystal_g_7376 shared a tip "I have read several of his books, I like his style of writing"

mckenna_shaw_1697 shared a tip "One of the best books I’ve ever read. Gut wrenching and real. Absolutely beautiful."

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rrockhard.abbs shared a tip "This book is so good!! I’ve read it twice but it gets bit boring towards the end."

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