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This book kept me reading way past my 'bed time'.
The author does a good job of writing about her upbringing - even managing to find humor in what must have been dreadful situations.
I think I was hoping for more of the Vanderbilt family backstory, not just how messed up Burden's parents and grandparents were.
A fantastic read and story line. My favorite excerpt is that of Ms. Wendy's brother, Edward, stealing his dying Grandmother's morphine patches for his drug abuse endeavours. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Angelo
Extremely well written and informative. Have already lent the book to several people.Published 4 months ago by Kathleen Rodriguez
The book is extremely self indulgent and intermittently funny, not unlike the author herself. The stories she tells are gossipy and shy away from genuine insight. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ref Girl
After reading this book, I decided to put Wendy Burden right up there as one of my all time favorite memoirist. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mark D. Regester
Interesting insight into super rich and great humor. Excellent writer who talks honestly and humorously about her own famous familyPublished 7 months ago by henry Cavanna
I am buying books for my summer relaxation reading time, so I have not yet read the book. However, I did peruse the book and it looks interesting as is the Prologue.Published 7 months ago by Antoinnette Adams
This is a very funny book that deals with some of life's less funny conditions like suicide, alcoholism, prescription drug abuse and bad parenting. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
Here's how to put the fun in a disfunctional family. We all know what it's like, but most of us whine about it.Published 11 months ago by Constance A Lees
This books gives a "behind the scenes" look into the life of one of the wealthiest families in American, and how money can't buy peace, sanity, or character. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Marsha Birdsong