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The end of the world as we know it : scenes from a life

Author: Robert Goolrick
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author recalls his childhood growing up in a small southern college town in the 1950s, discussing how his parents' devotion to keeping up appearances and a strict rule against talking about the family outside the home hid secrets of alcoholism and abuse that eventually drove him to attempt suicide.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goolrick, Robert, 1948-
End of the world as we know it.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007
(OCoLC)608046088
Named Person: Robert Goolrick; Robert Goolrick
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Goolrick
ISBN: 9781565124813 1565124812
OCLC Number: 70167824
Description: 213 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Robert Goolrick.
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The author recalls his childhood growing up in a small southern college town in the 1950s, discussing how his parents' devotion to keeping up appearances and a strict rule against talking about the family outside the home hid secrets of alcoholism and abuse that eventually drove him to attempt suicide.

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