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Title: Running with Scissors
Description: Atlantic Books 2004 Paperback, 320pp. "'This is the true story of a boy who wanted to grow up with the Brady Bunch, but ended up living with the Addams Family. Augusten Burrough's mother gave him away to be raised by her psychiatrist, a dead ringer for Santa Claus and a certifiable lunatic into the bargain. The doctor's bizarre family, a few patients and a sinister man living in the garden shed completed the tableau. In the perfect squalor of their dilapidated Victorian house, there were no rules and there was no school. The Christmas tree stayed up until summer and Valium was chomped down like sweets. And when things got a bit slow, there was always the ancient electroshock therapy machine under the stairs. ", (ISBN: 9781843541516). Very Good.

Keywords: Biography9781843541516 9781843541516

Price: NZD 13.50 = appr. US$ 8.72 Seller: Book Haven
- Book number: 1135150

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