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Running with scissors

£29.99

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Signed by the author, this is the story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of grandeur) gave him away to be raised by her psychiatrist, a dead ringer for Santa Claus and a certifiable lunatic into the bargain. Suddenly at the age of 12, Augusten found himself living in a dilapidated Victorian house in perfect squalor. The doctor's bizarre family, a few patients and a paedophile living in the garden shed completed the tableau. Here, there were no rules or school. The Christmas tree stayed up until Summer and valium was chomped down like sweets. When things got a bit slow, there was always the ancient electroshock therapy machine under the stairs.

Condition: Dust wrap in good, clean condition with slight signs of shelf-wear. Boards are in fine condition with little signs of shelf-wear, interior pages are crisp and clean with a good tight binding.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Burroughs, Augusten
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
Published 2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1843541505
ISBN-13:
9781843541509
Number of pages:
304
Publisher:
Atlantic
Title:
Running with Scissors

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Signed by the author, this is the story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of grandeur) gave him away to be raised by her psychiatrist, a dead ringer for Santa Claus and a certifiable lunatic into the bargain. Suddenly at the age of 12, Augusten found himself living in a dilapidated Victorian house in perfect squalor. The doctor's bizarre family, a few patients and a paedophile living in the garden shed completed the tableau. Here, there were no rules or school. The Christmas tree stayed up until Summer and valium was chomped down like sweets. When things got a bit slow, there was always the ancient electroshock therapy machine under the stairs.

Condition: Dust wrap in good, clean condition with slight signs of shelf-wear. Boards are in fine condition with little signs of shelf-wear, interior pages are crisp and clean with a good tight binding.

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Burroughs, Augusten
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
Published 2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1843541505
ISBN-13:
9781843541509
Number of pages:
304
Publisher:
Atlantic
Title:
Running with Scissors

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