The Nearly Departed: Or, My Family and Other Foreigners

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Little, Brown, Sep 26, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
Cullerton's parents were always eccentric. Her mother gardened in curlers, pop beads, and black satin underpants, while her father hid wads of cash in shoes in the garage. This is a haunting, heartbreaking, and incredibly funny book that is a love letter to parents, family, and home--however strange they may be.

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i have been in tens and tens of houses since affrica
wahoo wah the indian will never die
youre nothing but a depraved sadist
only lazy slobs sit on lawn mowers
handicapped? what jackass invented that one?
why does your father want to kill kenny?
please dont tell me i dont want to know
dad june 1998
mom august 1998
september 2002

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About the author (2009)

Brenda Cullerton is a writer specializing in fashion and style. In addition to writing the text for the previous two Echo books, she is the author of Abrams "Geoffrey Beane". She lives in New York City.

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