My Godawful Life

My Godawful Life

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Kept in a bird-coop by his parents, Sunny McCreary endured a childhood of neglect, abuse and being bullied by pigeons, only to find it was all downhill from there. In the course of the most painful life ever, he survived tragedy and maiming, a savage convent school education, being pimped out in pink-satin hot pants, a degrading addiction to helium, and having a baboona€™s arse grafted onto his face. Then things got really bad. More horrible than A Child Called It, more heartrending than Ugly, more repulsive than the Alastair Campbell diaries, My Godawful Life is the misery memoir to end all misery memoirs and the feel-bad book of the year. qAt last, a book to satirise the endless parade of misery memoirs. I seized upon this like manna from Heaven ... A glorious overload of dysfunction.q Sue Baker, Publishing News... a spectacled nun with beady eyes and five oa#39;clock shadow, tapping a South African police-issue sjambok against the palm of ... a#39;Ah, my choild, thata#39;s a foin pair of budding little dumplings ye have there. ... Every morning I would have to take an old newspaper and make my way shivering across the icy yard to the outdooranbsp;...

Title:My Godawful Life
Author:Sunny McCreary, Michael Kelly
Publisher:Pan Macmillan - 2010-12-17


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