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Augusten Burroughs

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Running with Scissors Summary

In Running with Scissors, Augusten Burroughs tells the story of his adolescence. The memoir begins with the end of his parents' marriage. Due to Augusten's mother, Deidre, suffering from mental illness, the marriage falls apart. Deidre also seeks therapy from one Dr. Finch.

Dr. Finch and his family quickly become integral in Augusten's life. The doctor advises Augusten on very personal matters in growing up, including his sexuality. Soon, Augusten moves in with...

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