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The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

A disturbing, emotionally powerful work.

This is an autobiography. It is also an excellent description of society in America among the wealthy when socializing meant heavy drinking and brittle, false selves. It chillingly captures the full brunt of addiction and sexual abuse. The writer is in full control of h...
This is an autobiography. It is also an excellent description of society in America among the wealthy when socializing meant heavy drinking and brittle, false selves. It chillingly captures the full brunt of addiction and sexual abuse. The writer is in full control of his craft, creating an atmosphere that gets the reader to experience this life as much as just reading about it could do.

posted by bookluvrFC on August 23, 2009

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2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Not so great

when i read the the side panels to see what the book was about it seemed like it would be really interesting. at times the book was, but it was graphic in describing some of the part and it made me sad when reading the parts. i almost didnt want to finish the book becau...
when i read the the side panels to see what the book was about it seemed like it would be really interesting. at times the book was, but it was graphic in describing some of the part and it made me sad when reading the parts. i almost didnt want to finish the book because of it.

posted by Anonymous on August 1, 2007

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2012

    Major trigger warning

    If you are a survivir of any type of abuse or if you are in a type of assistance for mental illness DO NOT READ this book. All others prepare to live our hell.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2011

    The end of the world as we know it

    Self indulgent. Got through 66 pages and can not stand the whining.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted April 15, 2009

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