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Two murders? A serial killer or a copycat trying to get away with murder?

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One hopeless crush PLUS One pretend girlfriend…Equals TROUBLE!


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Also by Augusten Burroughs:

This Is How, May 2012
The Prisoner's Wife, May 2012
A Wolf at the Table, May 2008
Running with Scissors, August 2006
Paperback (reprint)
Possible Side Effects, May 2006
Magical Thinking, October 2005
Dry, April 2004
Dry, June 2003
Running with Scissors, June 2003
Sellevision, June 2003
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Running with Scissors, July 2002

Augusten Burroughs

From the New York Times Bestselling author of Running With Scissors comes the story of one man trying to out-drink his memories, outlast his demons, and outrun his past.

St. Martin's Press
June 2003
320 pages
ISBN: 0312272057
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Non-Fiction Memoir

“I was addicted to “Bewitched” as a kid. I worshipped Darren Stevens the First. When he’d come home from work and Samantha would say, ‘Darren, would you like me to fix you a drink?’ He’d always rest his briefcase on the table below the mirror in the foyer, wipe his forehead with a monogrammed handkerchief and say, ‘Better make it a double.’” (from Chapter Two)

You may not know it, but you’ve met Augusten Burroughs. You’ve seen him on the street, in bars, on the subway, at restaurants: a twentysomething guy, nice suit, works in advertising. Regular. Ordinary. But when the ordinary person had two drinks, Augusten was circling the drain by having twelve; when the ordinary person went home at midnight, Augusten never went home at all. Loud, distracting ties, automated wake-up calls and cologne on the tongue could only hide so much for so long. At the request (well, it wasn’t really a request) of his employers, Augusten lands in rehab, where his dreams of group therapy with Robert Downey Jr. are immediately dashed by grim reality of fluorescent lighting and paper hospital slippers. But when Augusten is forced to examine himself, something actually starts to click and that’s when he finds himself in the worst trouble of all. Because when his thirty days are up, he has to return to his same drunken Manhattan life—and live it sober. What follows is a memoir that’s as moving as it is funny, as heartbreaking as it is true. Dry is the story of love, loss, and Starbucks as a Higher Power.


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