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Phoenix: A Memoir, Mayall, Philippa
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Author Name:    Mayall, Philippa

Title:   Phoenix: A Memoir

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Silver Birch Press 

ISBN Number:   061581820X / 9780615818207

Seller ID:   ING9780615818207

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"This powerful memoir immediately establishes itself as the work of a highly talented young writer. In a voice that is strong, unsparing, never judgmental, Mayall traces her years-long journey as a young woman to find escape out of the entrapping mean streets of Los Angeles, a separated world invisible to all but its denizens. She does this with unflinching honesty and authenticity. She knows what it's like to wake up into the harsh sunlight in a Venice Beach parking lot, cramped in an old car with other outcasts. She conveys the urgency for chemical surcease that leads her into dangerous streets, dark alleys; surcease no matter if bought by a sordid paid encounter. A punishing dawn at times finds her still searching for that illusive...

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