Pretend I'm Dead
A NovelBook - 2015
Jen Beagins funny, moving, fearless debut novel introduces an unforgettable character, Monaalmost 24, cleaning houses to get by, emotionally adrift. Handing out clean needles to drug addicts, she falls for a recipient who proceeds to break her heart in unimaginable ways Always just under the surface are her memories of growing up in a chaotic, destructive family from which shes trying to disentangle herself. The story of her journey toward a comfortable place in the world and a measure of self-acceptance is psychologically acute, often surprising, and entirely human.
Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 
Branch Call Number: FIC BEAGIN, JEN
Characteristics: 199 pages ; 23 cm