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A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1)
4.09
it was ok
this book was the 'hostel', or 'saw IV' of memoirs. i don't really know why i read it. it was free, first of all. and, i guess like any normal human b ...more
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Mar 10, 2008
 
Letting Go of God
4.31
it was amazing
i had heard sweeney's other performance, god said ha!, about her experience with cancer (her brother's and her own), and was completely blown away by ...more
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Nov 27, 2007
 
Tiger, Tiger
3.66
it was amazing
Margaux Fragoso was robbed of her childhood by Peter Curran, who began a sexually abusing her when she was 8. He robbed her of much more than that, an ...more
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Mar 08, 2011
 
The Autobiography of an Execution
3.97
really liked it
towards the end of david dow's 'the autobiography of an execution', he writes:

"The cases I have written about are not unusual. My other cases, every d
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Mar 05, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
 
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
3.99
really liked it
Fascinating read about incidents that I knew little about. The Rocky Flats nuclear incidents, and the gov't cover-up along the way, should serve as a ...more
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Jun 04, 2012
 
A Rip in Heaven
3.93
liked it
i'm not sure what it is that draws me to books like this. perhaps it's simply a voyeuristic look into lives turned upside down byrandom violence. it r ...more
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Nov 26, 2007
 
Jesus Land: A Memoir
3.96
it was amazing
an amzing piece of work. this memoir, like so many of the popular ones these days, deals with the triumph of spirit over adversity. in this case, unli ...more
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Nothing to Be Frightened Of
3.83
it was ok
Do you ever pick up a book and start reading it and realize that you're not reading it at the appropriate time? Nothing's really wrong with the book, ...more
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Dec 04, 2008
 
Night (The Night Trilogy #1)
4.30
it was amazing
we're very fortunate to have this book. i am lame for having waited this long to read it.
this is one of those that you hope everyone reads before the
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Mar 16, 2008
 
The Bill from My Father: A Memoir
3.57
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Nov 24, 2008
 
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
3.96
it was amazing
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Education of a Felon
4.08
it was amazing
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Aug 22, 2007
 
No Heroes: A Memoir of Coming Home
3.77
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Aug 22, 2007
 
The Same River Twice: A Memoir
3.94
it was amazing
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Aug 22, 2007
 
The Bell Jar
3.98
it was amazing
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Aug 22, 2007
 
My Dark Places
3.89
really liked it
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Aug 22, 2007
 
The Liars' Club
3.93
really liked it
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Clear Springs: A Memoir
3.87
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Goat: A Memoir
3.09
liked it
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Chronicles: Volume One
3.98
really liked it
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Aug 22, 2007
 
My Turn at Bat: The Story of My Life
4.07
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Prozac Nation
3.58
liked it
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Angela's Ashes
4.08
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Another Bullshit Night in Suck City
3.78
really liked it
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Aug 22, 2007
 
All Over but the Shoutin'
4.09
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
4.19
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Aug 22, 2007
 
A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to Cooperstown
4.00
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Aug 22, 2007
 
You Got Nothing Coming: Notes from a Prison Fish
3.91
really liked it
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania
3.67
really liked it
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Running with Scissors
3.70
really liked it
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Aug 22, 2007
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