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kindle ¿ Her Last Death Hardcover ↠ Susanna Sonnenberg's memoir of growing up the privileged peripatetic daughter of an eccentric mother falls somewhere in the middle of the contemporary memoir continuum not as gripping as Jeannette Walls's Glass Castle or Augusten Burroughs Running with Scissors but infinitely readable than Jennifer Saginor's Ast Death would be a bit of a head scratcher Sonnenberg's refusal to name reportedly famous acuaintances is bewildering in these tabloid times While readers will sympathize with her scorching teenage embarrassment at her mother's antics which invariably include some combination of drugs sex profligate spending and ceaseless babbling about the three the author's globetrotting and universal backstage access make much of her life seem glamorous than Children who were raised in poverty in abuse in neglect in terror but made it out can often be lumped into large groups They hide their past from themselves and from others They say it has no bearing on who they are now They broadcast their past one upping the upbringings of those around them They minimize their childhood saying their life was no different from others They did what they did to get byMost pick and choose from the above scenarios depending on audience and timing It's no secret that I'm one of those kids now adult And I'm a big believer in being judicious what I share depends on who I'm sharing with and why I generally win the my life is worst contest if I choose to play Mostly though I'm who I am now not who I was Most folks don't need to know any than thatSusanna Sonnenberg's memoir stunned me again and again As familiar as some of the situations and sometimes even exact words were she trumped me over and over She was painfully honest not just about what she went through but who she was and how it made her who she is nowAnd she's so brutal that you can see the beauty in her past too You can't help being aroused envious and enthralled even while you're terrifiedI don't know that I've ever been uite so appalled by what one person went through No the book isn't about war or genocide murder or suicide Surely some have had it worse and livedBut none have hit so close to home for me Or made me feel that I was so luckyIt's not a spoiler to reveal that Sonnenberg makes it out she writes a book after all In the first chapter you learn she has children and a husband and what looks like a normal lifeBut as you progress you realize there's no way Sonnenberg will ever be normal But the drugs the men the pain the insanity have shaped her into someone wise and timid scared and brave bold and beautiful

Her Last DeathAst Death would be a bit of a head scratcher Sonnenberg's refusal to name reportedly famous acuaintances is bewildering in these tabloid times While readers will sympathize with her scorching teenage embarrassment at her mother's antics which invariably include some combination of drugs sex profligate spending and ceaseless babbling about the three the author's globetrotting and universal backstage access make much of her life seem glamorous than Children who were raised in poverty in abuse in neglect in terror but made it out can often be lumped into large groups They hide their past from themselves and from others They say it has no bearing on who they are now They broadcast their past one upping the upbringings of those around them They minimize their childhood saying their life was no different from others They did what they did to get byMost pick and choose from the above scenarios depending on audience and timing It's no secret that I'm one of those kids now adult And I'm a big believer in being judicious what I share depends on who I'm sharing with and why I generally win the my life is worst contest if I choose to play Mostly though I'm who I am now not who I was Most folks don't need to know any than thatSusanna Sonnenberg's memoir stunned me again and again As familiar as some of the situations and sometimes even exact words were she trumped me over and over She was painfully honest not just about what she went through but who she was and how it made her who she is nowAnd she's so brutal that you can see the beauty in her past too You can't help being aroused envious and enthralled even while you're terrifiedI don't know that I've ever been uite so appalled by what one person went through No the book isn't about war or genocide murder or suicide Surely some have had it worse and livedBut none have hit so close to home for me Or made me feel that I was so luckyIt's not a spoiler to reveal that Sonnenberg makes it out she writes a book after all In the first chapter you learn she has children and a husband and what looks like a normal lifeBut as you progress you realize there's no way Sonnenberg will ever be normal But the drugs the men the pain the insanity have shaped her into someone wise and timid scared and brave bold and beautiful

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Her Last Death Õ Susanna Sonnenberg's memoir of growing up the privileged peripatetic daughter of an eccentric mother falls somewhere in the middle of the contemporary memoir continuum not as gripping as Jeannette Walls's Glass Castle or Augusten Burroughs Running with Scissors but infinitely readable than Jennifer Saginor's improbably wan account of growing up in the Playboy MansionWere it not for Sonnenberg's silky prose and vivid retelling of past events Her L I should have put this down after the first few pages I felt an absolute kick to the gut that can only be explained by deep understanding Ms Sonnenberg could have been writing about my life my feelings and my motherMy mother while not a drug addict or as overtly promiscious rivals Daphne in her inabilty to share I was tickled by the bad reviews of this story and I can only guess that those who grew up in an environment where safety and love are related have trouble comprehending a home where they are not Sonnenberg's memoir is entertaining and lively Heartbreaking and understandable I'm so glad she wrote this I thought it drifted a bit while discussing a major life decision I was glad to learn her life goes on that she finds strength within herself That she learns to stay putFantastic What Unuiet Mind did for me after a diagnosis this book makes it all relateable Great book reader ´ Her Last Death ✓ Susanna Sonnenberg

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Susanna Sonnenberg ✓ Her Last Death pdf Grueling And her confession to having conflated or changed some events and dialogue as well as creating occasional composites changing some identifying characteristics and reconstructing some conversations takes some of the oomph out of the book's emotional thrust Still Sonnenberg's stories of how her mom sanctioned cocaine use in the home while shagging anything that moved including her daughter's teenage pals are riveting in a rubbernecking wa Susanna decides to not go to her mother's bedside after she's been in a nearly fatal accident The bulk of recovery work falls to her sister who makes the trek to South America to care for their illing mother Susanna looks like the bad daughterBut when you've grown up with a cocaine using pill popping self absorbed pathological liar for a mother what can you expectSusanna tells the story of the complex twisted relationship she has with her mother ranging from moments of complete disgust to enthrallment There's no denying her mother has a charm and wit about her that draws people in It's just that no one knows what it's like to be forever caught in her web uite like Susanna doesI admired Susanna's brash honesty especially on the topics of her own life sexual promiscuity abortion and felt she did a great job of depicting the way she longed to be free of her mother while at the same time wanted nothing than to be a shining star upon her arm