Back in the blue house

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Ticknor & Fields, 1992 - Fiction - 214 pages
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Jeff, a literary, observant teen, comes of age amid the culture of the seventies, describing his strict father, Italian mother, and eccentric sister. A first novel.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Another memoir (this one called ``autobiography-as-novel'') about a dysfunctional family, but instead of inspiration and pop psychology, Giles serves up suburban nightmare as nostalgic sitcom. Giles ... Read full review

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This "autobiography-as-humorous-novel'' account of the obscure Giles family is as close to watching a moronic sitcom on TV as one can get. Giles is perhaps best known for his insightful feature ... Read full review

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