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Lit

A Memoir

Lit( )
Author: Karr, Mary
Read by: Karr, Mary
ISBN:978-0-06-196715-3
Publication Date:Jan 2010
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperAudio
Book Format:Downloadable audio file
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

Lit follows Mary Karr's descent into the inferno of alcoholism and madness-and her astonishing resurrection.Karr's longing for a solid family seems secure when her marriage to a handsome, Shakespeare-quoting poet produces a son they adore. But she can't outrun her apocalyptic past. She drinks herself into the same numbness that nearly devoured her charismatic but troubled mother, reaching the brink of suicide. A hair-raising stint in "The Mental Marriott" awakens her to the possibility...
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Karr, Mary (Author)
Mary Karr's memoir, "The Liars' Club," won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award. A poet & essayist, she has won Pushcart prizes in both genres. Her other grants & awards include the prestigious Whiting Award & the Bunting Fellowship from Radcliffe College. Her previous poetry collections are "Abacus," "The Devil's Tour," & "Viper Rum." She is a full professor at Syracuse University.

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