A series of loosely connected autobiographical stories, they describe the disturbing relationship between a mother and her adolescent son as she moves from lover to lover, dressing him as a girl and forcing him to shoplift. These are shocking stories of abusive love and dysfunctional sexuality, of heartbreak and of innocence lost. Once again, LeRoy's fantastical imagination and lyricism twists his haunted past into something utterly strange and magical.We live in the car, driving until she meets the next one. ... brittle road until red- winged crows descend from the white sun, carrying my limbs farther and farther away until I wake up screaming, struggling to reattach. ... Under my coat inside my pants, the bologna packages go. ... When I borrow wrongaaa bottle falls out when I loosen a rubber band or I get stopped on my way out the sliding doorsaa then theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2009-08-17|