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-
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 ManMemoirBrando SkyhorseSkyhorse'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
Genre: Memoir; Author: Brando Skyhorse; Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Posted June 19 2014 — 12:00 AM EDT
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