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autobiography of a face
autobiography of a face
Author: lucy grealy
ISBN-13: 9780060855956
ISBN-10: 0060855959
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Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Leigh avatar reviewed autobiography of a face on + 377 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 17
Dismal and bleak, this depicts the story of an introspective woman struggling through adolescence with only part of a face. The writing is strong, the observations keen and telling. I felt the last 1/3 could have used the same detail and storytelling as the first 2/3.
reviewed autobiography of a face on + 12 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 7
A remarkable book. A remarkable life. Do yourself a favor and read this and then read Ann Patchett's book, Truth & Beauty, about her friendship with this author.
dulcimer42 avatar reviewed autobiography of a face on + 107 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Can you imagine: being a teenage girl, losing much of your face to cancer, and returning to school. This is a story of pain, taunting, resiliency and strength. How she went through school, graduated from college - and all she endured in the process. A beautifully written story of an unconquerable spirit. You will love this book.
Riku avatar reviewed autobiography of a face on + 45 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
read this during college...wonderful book to help understand how a child deals with being different. It conitues into adulthood...just excellent reading. If you can remember books some 10 years later..than its good :)
MeadowbrookManor avatar reviewed autobiography of a face on + 28 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Sad story (with a sadder ending, not in the book), but beautifully written. Lucy was truly a gifted writer - don't read this as an autobiography, but rather as a piece of well-crafted literature.
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