With or Without You: A Memoir

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出版社: Random House Publishing Group
2013-02
ISBN: 9780812993240
定价: 302.10
装帧: 精装
开本: 其他
纸张: 其他
页数: 224页
正文语种: 英语
  • NEWYORKTIMESBESTSELLER•NAMEDONEOFTHETENBESTNONFICTIONBOOKSOFTHEYEARBYENTERTAINMENTWEEKLY

    Ahaunting,unforgettablemother-daughterstoryforanewgeneration—thedebutofablazingnewlyricalvoice

    DomenicaRutagrewupinaworking-class,unforgivingtownnorthofBoston,inatrash-filledhouseonadead-endroadsurroundedbyariverandasaltmarsh.Hermother,Kathi,anotoriouslocalfigure,wasadrugaddictandsometimesdealerwhoselifeswungbetweenwelfareandriches,andwhosehighbrowtastewasatoddswithherhardscrabblelife.Andyetshemanaged,despitethechaosshecreated,toinstillinherdaughteraloveofstories.KathifrequentlykeptDomenicahomefromschooltowatchsuchclassicsastheGodfathermoviesandeverythingbyMartinScorseseandWoodyAllen,tellingher,“Thisismoreimportant.Ipromise.You’llthankmelater.”Anddespitethefactthattherewasnotabooktobefoundinherhousehold,Domenicadevelopedaloveofreading,whichhelpedherbelievethatshecouldtranscendthislifeofundyinggrudges,self-inflictedmisfortune,andthecrookedmoralcodethatKathiandhercohortslivedby.

    WithorWithoutYouisthestoryofDomenicaRuta’sunconventionalcomingofage—adarklyhilariouschronicleofamisfit’90syouthandthenecessaryandpainfulactofbreakingaway,andofovercomingherownaddictionsanddemonsintheprocess.Inabrilliantstylisticfeat,Rutahaswrittenapowerful,inspiring,compulsivelyreadable,andfinallyredemptivestoryaboutlovingandleaving.

    PraiseforWithorWithoutYou

    “Aluminous,layeredaccomplishment.”—TheNewYorkTimesBookReview

    “Asingularnewcoming-of-agememoirtracesonegirl’stwistingpathupfrommeanstreets(andparents)tothereflectivelifeofawriter....Theburgeoningcanonofliterarymemoir...begetsanotherwinnerinDomenicaRuta’ssearingWithorWithoutYou....[A]gloriouslygutsymemory-work.”—Elle

    “Stunning...comesacrossasableaker,funnier,R-ratedversionofTheGlassCastleandmarksthearrivalofablazingnewvoiceinliterature.”—EntertainmentWeekly

    “Valiantandheartbreaking.”—Bust

    “Powerful...Rutafoundanunconventionalvoice,ascarygoodmixtureoferuditionandhardenedstreetsmarts.Herwritingisalso,astheysayinDanvers,wickedfunny—thoughinhercasewickedismoreanadjectivethananintensifier....[WithorWithoutYou]humswithjangledenergyandbristleswithsharpedges....Rutawriteswithunflinchinghonesty.”—Slate

    “Bracinglyfunnyandpoignant.”—TheBostonGlobe

    “Exceedinglypowerful.”—Booklist, DomenicaRutawasbornandraisedinDanvers,Massachusetts.SheisagraduateofOberlinCollegeandholdsanMFAfromtheMichenerCenterforWritersattheUniversityofTexasatAustin.ShewasafinalistfortheKeenePrizeforLiteratureandhasbeenawardedresidenciesatYaddo,theMacDowellColony,theBlueMountainCenter,Jentel,andHedgebrook.
  • 内容简介:
    NEWYORKTIMESBESTSELLER•NAMEDONEOFTHETENBESTNONFICTIONBOOKSOFTHEYEARBYENTERTAINMENTWEEKLY

    Ahaunting,unforgettablemother-daughterstoryforanewgeneration—thedebutofablazingnewlyricalvoice

    DomenicaRutagrewupinaworking-class,unforgivingtownnorthofBoston,inatrash-filledhouseonadead-endroadsurroundedbyariverandasaltmarsh.Hermother,Kathi,anotoriouslocalfigure,wasadrugaddictandsometimesdealerwhoselifeswungbetweenwelfareandriches,andwhosehighbrowtastewasatoddswithherhardscrabblelife.Andyetshemanaged,despitethechaosshecreated,toinstillinherdaughteraloveofstories.KathifrequentlykeptDomenicahomefromschooltowatchsuchclassicsastheGodfathermoviesandeverythingbyMartinScorseseandWoodyAllen,tellingher,“Thisismoreimportant.Ipromise.You’llthankmelater.”Anddespitethefactthattherewasnotabooktobefoundinherhousehold,Domenicadevelopedaloveofreading,whichhelpedherbelievethatshecouldtranscendthislifeofundyinggrudges,self-inflictedmisfortune,andthecrookedmoralcodethatKathiandhercohortslivedby.

    WithorWithoutYouisthestoryofDomenicaRuta’sunconventionalcomingofage—adarklyhilariouschronicleofamisfit’90syouthandthenecessaryandpainfulactofbreakingaway,andofovercomingherownaddictionsanddemonsintheprocess.Inabrilliantstylisticfeat,Rutahaswrittenapowerful,inspiring,compulsivelyreadable,andfinallyredemptivestoryaboutlovingandleaving.

    PraiseforWithorWithoutYou

    “Aluminous,layeredaccomplishment.”—TheNewYorkTimesBookReview

    “Asingularnewcoming-of-agememoirtracesonegirl’stwistingpathupfrommeanstreets(andparents)tothereflectivelifeofawriter....Theburgeoningcanonofliterarymemoir...begetsanotherwinnerinDomenicaRuta’ssearingWithorWithoutYou....[A]gloriouslygutsymemory-work.”—Elle

    “Stunning...comesacrossasableaker,funnier,R-ratedversionofTheGlassCastleandmarksthearrivalofablazingnewvoiceinliterature.”—EntertainmentWeekly

    “Valiantandheartbreaking.”—Bust

    “Powerful...Rutafoundanunconventionalvoice,ascarygoodmixtureoferuditionandhardenedstreetsmarts.Herwritingisalso,astheysayinDanvers,wickedfunny—thoughinhercasewickedismoreanadjectivethananintensifier....[WithorWithoutYou]humswithjangledenergyandbristleswithsharpedges....Rutawriteswithunflinchinghonesty.”—Slate

    “Bracinglyfunnyandpoignant.”—TheBostonGlobe

    “Exceedinglypowerful.”—Booklist,
  • 作者简介:
    DomenicaRutawasbornandraisedinDanvers,Massachusetts.SheisagraduateofOberlinCollegeandholdsanMFAfromtheMichenerCenterforWritersattheUniversityofTexasatAustin.ShewasafinalistfortheKeenePrizeforLiteratureandhasbeenawardedresidenciesatYaddo,theMacDowellColony,theBlueMountainCenter,Jentel,andHedgebrook.
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