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Take This ManSkyhorse's memoir is a West Coast version of Augusten Burroughs' Running With Scissors. Both boys were at the mercy of outrageous mothers who...Take This ManMemoirSkyhorse's memoir is a West Coast version of Augusten Burroughs' Running With Scissors. Both boys were at the mercy of outrageous mothers who...2014-06-19Simon & Schuster
TAKE THIS MAN Brando Skyhorse

TAKE THIS MAN Brando Skyhorse

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Take This Man

Genre: Memoir; Author: Brando Skyhorse; Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Skyhorse’s memoir is a West Coast version of Augusten Burroughs’ Running With Scissors. Both boys were at the mercy of outrageous mothers who dazzled their sons with their wild sense of drama. Skyhorse grew up in Los Angeles with his phone-sex-operator mother, an unsentimental grandmother, and a dizzying array of five stepfathers. His mother denied his Mexican roots and pretended that he was the son of a famous Indian chief (hence his name). If she wasn’t advertising for boyfriends, she was offering up her son for adoption. ”At least it’s never boring,” she liked to say of their life. That goes double for this funny, shocking, generous-hearted book. A-

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