by Augusten Burroughs
"Running with Scissors" is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. The funny, harrowing and bestselling account of an ordinary boy's survival under the most extraordinary circumstances.
Running with Scissors
Augusten Burroughs is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dry, Magical Thinking, and, most recently, Possible Side Effects, which were also New York Times bestsellers. Augusten has been named one of the fifteen funniest people in America by Entertainment Weekly. He lives in New York City and western Massachusetts.
Publisher: Picador USA
Publish Date: June 2003
Page Count: 320
- Biography & Autobiography > Literary -Burroughs, Augusten
- Childhood and youth -Homes and haunts -Massachusetts
- Novelists, American -20th century -Amherst (Mass.)
- Social life and customs -Amherst