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Secret Life: An Autobiography

Ryan, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0679407758 / ISBN 13: 9780679407751
Published by Pantheon Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Secret Life: An Autobiography

Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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A candid but dispassionate memoir presents the experiences of a man who came of age in the 1950s and endured a lifelong struggle as a molested child, son of an alcoholic, and sexual deviant. 40,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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At the age of five, Michael Ryan was molested by a neighbor. Nearly 40 years later, he found himself methodically preparing to seduce a girl who was barely more than a child. As Ryan describes his free fall into sexual obsession, he creates an autobiography that is at once harrowing and redemptive, heartbreaking and profoundly moral. "By turns repelling and seductive . . . absorbing and disquieting."--New York Times Book Review.
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