The Only Good Thing Anyone Has Ever Done - Sandra Newman Reviews
Description:ISBN 0701173114 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Sandra Newman / Paperback / 320 Pages / Book is published 2002-04-01 by Chatto & Windus
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~Author~ Sandra Newman is an adopted child whose life could be a novel in itself. Raised in suburban Massachusetts her adoptive mother committed suicide when Sandra was 13. Family life was a struggle and she barely spoke to her brother Jeff for about 20 years. She wrote off her dad's car and was arrested for shoplifting; just two of many cries for help. It's not hard to see why she has written a book about mental illness and peculiar family relationships (in the family home, Sandra lived in the basement, her Dad on the ground floor and her Brother on the first floor - barely crossing paths, they rarely spoke to one another). Sandra has written ... Read the complete review
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