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Karr, Mary,(author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780143107798
  • Physical Description: xx, 320 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 20th anniversary Penguin Classics deluxe edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2015.

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"For its twentieth anniversary, a stunning Graphic ... Read More
Subject: Karr, Mary > Childhood and youth.
Poets, American > 20th century > Biography.
Port Arthur (Tex.) > Social life and customs > 20th century.

<b>Mary Karr </b>kick-started a memoir revolution with <i>The Liars&rsquo; Club</i>, which was a <i>New York Times </i>bestseller for over a year, a best book of the year for <i>The<i> </i>New York Times Book Review</i>, <i>The<i> </i>New Yorker</i>,<i> People</i>, and <i>Time</i>, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the winner of prizes from PEN and the Texas Institute of Letters. Karr has won the Whiting Award, Radcliffe&rsquo;s Bunting Fellowship, and Pushcart Prizes for both verse and essays, and she has been a Guggenheim Fellow in poetry. Her other bestselling books include <i>The Art of Memoir, </i>the memoirs <i>Lit </i>and <i>Cherry, </i>and the poetry collections <i>Sinners Welcome, Viper Rum, The Devil&rsquo;s Tour, </i>and <i>Abacus. </i>The Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University, Karr lives in New York City.<br>&#160;<br><b>Lena Dunham </b>(foreword) is the creator of the critically acclaimed HBO series&#160;<i>Girls</i> and the author of the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling essay collection <i>Not That Kind of Girl.</i> A frequent contributor to <i>The New Yorker, </i>she lives in Brooklyn and Los Angeles.<br><br><b>Brian Rea</b>&#160;(cover illustrator) is the longtime illustrator for the <i>New York Times</i>&rsquo; &ldquo;Modern Love&rdquo;&#160;column and a former art director for the <i>New York Times</i> op-ed page. His design clients include Kate Spade, Honda, Billabong, Herman Miller, and MTV. Rea lives in Los Angeles.

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