Fiction Ruined My Family

by Jeanne Darst

Paperback, 303 pages, Riverhead Trade, List Price: $16 | purchase

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Fiction Ruined My Family
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A deeply funny and bittersweet memoir of having grown up in an eccentric family of faded wealth and gentility in which the father's failed dreams of being a writer put the family in the poor-house, drove the mother to weepy alcoholism and provided author Jeanne Darst with a highly unusual approach to life — and a wicked sense of humor.