ISBN 13: 9780060938086
Publication Date: 2003
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Blood trickles down through every generation, seeps into every marriage. An international bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Biography Award, Bad Blood is a tragicomic memoir of one woman's escape from a claustrophobic childhood in post-World War II Britain and the story of three generations of the author's family and its marriages.
In one of the most extraordinary memoirs of recent years, Bad Blood brings alive in vivid detail a time -- the '40s and '50s -- not so distant from us but now disappeared. As a portrait of a family and a young girl's place in it, it is unsurpassed.
"Sage finds such delicious ironies in all the awful detail that readers can't help but be entertained; wickedly."
Publishers Weekly, 01/21/2002Review:
"Shockingly frank, but also witty, passionate, and utterly lacking self-pity--and surprisingly uplifting."
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