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A list of things that didn't kill me

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Square Fish, Farrar Straus Giroux,
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1st Square Fish ed.: 2016.
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IL: UG - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 20

Jason Schmidt wasn't surprised when he came home one day during his junior year of high school and found his father, Mark, crawling around in a giant pool of blood. Things like that had been happening a lot since Mark had been diagnosed with HIV, three years earlier. Jason's life with Mark was full of secrets--about drugs, crime, and sex. If the straights--people with normal lives--ever found out any of those secrets, the police would come. Jason's home would be torn apart. So the rule, since Jason had been in preschool, was never to tell the straights anything.

A List of Things That Didn't Kill Me is a funny, disturbing memoir full of brutal insights and unexpected wit that explores the question: How do you find your moral center in a world that doesn't seem to have one?

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subject_facet Autobiographies
Drug addiction
Dysfunctional families
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Dysfunctional families
Family violence
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