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My stars are generous. I liked this memoir the first time I read it, but upon reading it a second time I could only wonder what I was thinking the first time around. Read morePublished on October 31, 2005 by HLR
tea's first two memoirs are full of action and sesationalistic experiences with lovers, drugs and prostitution. Read morePublished on October 18, 2005 by just some
After trudging through Michelle Tea's gritty, depressing and desperately uneven recollections of her degraded and desolate childhood and adolescence, exhausted readers will have... Read morePublished on May 27, 2003 by Bruce J. Wasser
as a chelsea girl myself i find this book very interesting. unfortunatly there are some details in the story that i dont understand or agree with. Read morePublished on January 11, 2003
Growing up in Chelsea myself I find this book to be a gross exaggaration of the truth. Michelle's family life was the slum not the streets of Chelsea. Read morePublished on November 22, 2002
This book is sick with reality. I have to admit that I've not read any other of Ms. Tea's books so I had no expectations when I cracked it open. Read morePublished on November 5, 2002
This book paints the picture of the city in the shadows of Boston and all that comes with growing up, living, and working there. Read morePublished on November 2, 2002
very depressing, rambling. way too long and Seal Press did a poor job of editing, which is their fault as much as it is Tea's. Read morePublished on October 23, 2002