A Nearly Normal Life

by Charles L. Mee

Publisher: Thorndike Press

Written in English
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  • Personal Memoirs,
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  • Childhood and youth,
  • Specific Groups - Special Needs,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Patients,
  • Fiction,
  • Mee, Charles L.,
  • Illinois,
  • Childhood Memoir,
  • Poliomyelitis,
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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9679012M
ISBN 100786224886
ISBN 109780786224883

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A Nearly Normal Life: A Memoir. ""You don't recover from the events of life, you take them with you, you knit them in, you grow with them and around them; they become who you are; they are life itself; how else my life might have been is unknowable."".

A NEARLY NORMAL LIFE A Memoir. By Charles L. Mee. Little, Brown, $ Mee found solace in books and in sleep. His new friends came from the margins of society, where no one, he claims, is ever quite whole.

Mee, a playwright and the author of 15 books, endured years of personal anguish, heavy drinking and drug abuse. It took a long time for. "A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY is a canny, intensely suspenseful legal thriller. A year-old teenager is accused of murdering a year-old man, provoking a crisis for every person close to her and challenging the commandments of the law as they confront the bonds of love and family life." —Scott Turow, Author of Presumed Innocent and TestimonyBrand: Celadon Books.

A Nearly Normal Family is a tautly written psychological thriller about an year-old girl accused of murder. Her seemingly perfect parents will do whatever it takes to protect her, even if it means destroying their family/5.

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Edvardsson. A Nearly Normal Family will make you question everything you know about those closest to you -- Karin Slaughter, author of eighteen international bestsellers Tore through this in a matter of days. Deadly secrets, divided loyalties and a dysfunctional family under unbearable strain as layer of deceit are peeled away one by one/5().

A Nearly Normal Family is the stunning psychological thriller from M. Edvardsson and asks what would you do if your child was suspected of murder, how far would you go to protect them.

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M.T. Edvardsson’s A Nearly Normal Family is a gripping legal thriller that forces the reader to consider: How far would you go to protect the ones you love. In this twisted narrative of love and murder, a horrific crime makes a seemingly normal family question everything they thought they knew about their life—and one another.

Fortunately, the world of books and the mind opened to him, and he pays tribute to those who helped him find his way there. Mee ends these memoirs with his leaving home for Harvard, but an epilogue provides a glimpse of the nearly normal life he created for himself in the years that : Charles L.

Mee. A Nearly Normal Life would be interesting if only for the slice of s history it saves from obscurity, even without the few pages of epilogue with which Mee, looking back at the age of sixty, chooses to end the book.

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