* 'Beverly Donofrio lives and writes as though she was born without brakes -- it's shrewd, touching, funny and astonishing' Joanna Lumley
Beverly Donofrio studied at Wesleyan University, then went on to receive an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. Her work has appeared in The Village Voice and New York magazine. She is also the author of Looking for Mary.
A classic. Unless you hate to laugh, read it now CHICAGO TRIBUNE What Beverly Donofrio makes you realise is that even very, very B-A-D girls can redeem themselves with pluck, luck, and gallows humour. Every swoop and dive of this roller coaster life presents another off-kilter view of humanity. You're just so glad it Jacki Lyden, author of DAUGHTER OF THE QUEEN OF SHEBA She writes as though she was born without brakes- it's shrewd, touching, funny and astonishing. Joanna Lumley She describes her relucant disastrous marriage at 17 and subsequent battle to educate herself, while brining up her son alone on welfare, with a humour and tenacity that is touching and shockingly funny... This sends her spare, witty prose dancing across t OBSERVER