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Shut Up He Explained: The Memoir of a Blacklisted Kid

3.0 of 5 stars 3.00  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  1 review
With a wicked sense of humor and a born writer’s perfect timing, Kate Lardner conjures up the Hollywood of the McCarthy era. In a kaleidoscopic and irresistible memoir, Lardner brings to life her jumbled childhood in a household of artistically talented, larger-than-life grown-ups.

When Kate was not yet two, her father, David, was killed while on assignment for The New Yor
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published May 11th 2004 by Ballantine Books (first published 2004)
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Richard Jespers
Poor writing and poor editing. What could have been enlightening and touching was scattered and uninteresting. Lardner keeps an emotional distance throughout that is not very pleasant.
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