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Confessions Of A Prairie B****

Joanna Leski, Contributing Writer

November 27

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On January 18, 1962 Alison Arngrim is born to loving, but dysfunctional parents, Norma MacMillan and Thor Arngrim. Thor Arngrim has an enormous craving for publicity and Norma is the voice for Casper the Friendly Ghost and Gumby... Read more »

Driving With Dead People by Monica Holloway

November 21

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Monica Holloway’s first memoir, "Driving With Dead People" starts off with her childhood recollections of growing up in Galesburg, Ohio with her gore-obsessed, mentally and physically abusive father; her mother, who always seemed... Read more »

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Jessica Kreiter, Contributing Writer

November 21

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As just three and four year olds, Maya Angelou and her brother, Bailey, are put on a train and shipped all the way from California to their grandmother who lives in the small town of Stamps, Arkansas. Their parents are divorced,... Read more »

Crazy Enough by Storm Large

Magdalina Dencheva, Contributing Writer

November 21

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Crazy Enough is well, crazy and full of inappropriate and ‘mature’ language. If it was a movie it would be Rated R. Storm Large, yes that is her name, shares her life story of growing up and dealing with her mentally disabled... Read more »

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