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Sugarless : a novel

Author: James Magruder
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : Terrace Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Things look bad for Rick Lahrem, a high school sophomore in a cookie-cutter Chicago suburb in 1976. His mother's second husband is a licensed psychologist who eats like an ape, his stepsister is a stoner slut, and his father is engaged to a Southern belle. Rick's only solace is his growing collection of original Broadway-cast LPs, bought on the sly at Wax Trax. After he brings two girls in speech class to tears by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Magruder
ISBN: 9780299233808 0299233804 9780299233839 0299233839 9780299233846 0299233847
OCLC Number: 313017690
Description: 268 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: James Magruder.

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Things look bad for Rick Lahrem, a high school sophomore in a cookie-cutter Chicago suburb in 1976. His mother's second husband is a licensed psychologist who eats like an ape, his stepsister is a  Read more...

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"Magruder is a writer of immense gifts, with a voice - smart, playful, lyrical, subtle, unsparing - utterly unlike anyone else's." - Tony Kushner, playwright of Angels in America "Sugarless is the Read more...

 
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