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Running with Scissors: A Memoir

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13 years, 10 months ago at Aug 4 19:36
At times both funny and disturbing, this was a very interesting memoir showing the good and bad in human relationships.
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Description: Amazon.com Review There is a passage early in Augusten Burroughs's harrowing and highly entertaining memoir, Running with Scissors, that speaks volumes about the author. While going to the garbage dump with his father, young Augusten spots a chipped, glass-top coffee table that he longs to bring home. "I knew I could hide the chip by fanning a display of magazines on the surface, like in a doctor's office," he writes, "And it certainly wouldn't be dirty after I polished it with Windex for three hours." There were certainly numerous chips in the childhood Burroughs describes: an alcoholic father, an unstable m ... (more)
Manufacturer: Picador
Release date: 1 June 2003
ISBN-10 : 031242227X | ISBN-13: 9780312422271
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