House Rules: A Memoir

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages

A memoir of a father obsessed with control and the daughter who fights his suffocating grasp, House Rules explores the complexities of their compelling and destructive relationship as Rachel fights to escape, and, later, to make sense of what remains of her family.

 

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User Review  - froxgirl - www.librarything.com

When is a memoir a horror story? Probably fairly frequently, but this one features a set of uniquely criminal parents. Father Steven insists on controlling every aspect of the life of daughter Rachel ... Read full review

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This was a good memoir to read and had me on the edge of my seat the whole time. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
19
Section 3
30
Section 4
37
Section 5
47
Section 6
51
Section 7
61
Section 8
79
Section 14
174
Section 15
180
Section 16
190
Section 17
222
Section 18
227
Section 19
233
Section 20
243
Section 21
255

Section 9
84
Section 10
118
Section 11
131
Section 12
160
Section 13
168
Section 22
262
Section 23
263
Section 24
265
Section 25
271
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About the author (2009)

Rachel Sontag was born and raised in Evanston, Illinois. She received her MFA in creative writing from the New School. She lives in New York City.

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