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Lisa Brennan-Jobs

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Small Fry

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September 2018, Lisa Brennan-Jobs
"Lisa Brennan-Jobs' coming-of-age memoir, Small Fry , details her childhood as the disowned daughter of Apple cofounder and tech icon Steve Jobs. "I felt ashamed to be the dark side of someone’s brilliant story—and I wanted to write, in part, to understand that," she says about her debut book." ...More

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“I see now that we were at cross-purposes. For him, I was a blot on a spectacular ascent, as our story did not fit with the narrative of greatness and virtue he might have wanted for himself. My existence ruined his streak. For me, it was the opposite: the closer I was to him, the less I would feel ashamed; he was part of the world, and he would accelerate me into the light.”
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“I wished that I wanted less, needed less, was one of those succulents that have a tangle of wiry, dry roots and a minty congregation of leaves and can survive on only the smallest bit of moisture and air.”
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“My happiness had been pulled from the reserve of hers, a limited string we had to share.”
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