The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew

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Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press
Publish Date
March 01, 2014
Pages
232
Dimensions
5.53 X 0.61 X 8.6 inches | 0.68 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780803264854
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About the Author

Sue William Silverman's memoir, Love Sick: One Woman's Journey through Sexual Addiction, is also a Lifetime television movie. Her memoir, Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You, won the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction. She is also the author of Fearless Confessions: A Writer's Guide to Memoir, teaches at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and is a professional speaker (suewilliamsilverman.com).

Reviews

"Filled with warmhearted humor and profound compassion, this tour de force exploration of the search for identity is a joy to behold."--Kaylie Jones, author of Lies My Mother Never Told Me--Kaylie Jones (09/20/2013)
"Silverman is the Tennessee Williams of memoir."--Robert Vivian, author of The Least Cricket of Evening--Robert Vivian (09/30/2013)
"A masterly stylist continues her uncompromising examination of the inner life."--Kirkus Reviews--Kirkus (02/01/2014)
"Silverman's language is, by turns, blunt, wrenching, sophisticated, lyrical, tender, hilarious. She writes with wicked dark humor, splendid intelligence, wry wit, and honest confrontation. There's no other book quite like it."--Lee Martin, author of From Our House-- (09/20/2013)
"Although many of the topics and themes in these essays are somber and sincere, Silverman's ever-present humor sets a self-deprecating tone. . . . Readers will relate to these stories, for while they're directly about this writer's spiritual journey, they're also about the universal feeling that one doesn't quite belong, and the fact that Silverman has survived, recovered, and discovered her true self gives hope to the rest of us." --newpages.com-- (04/01/2014)
"Silverman's writing is very alive. As a reader you feel immersed in her world, not just seeing it but feeling, tasting and smelling it."--The New Book Review--New Book Review