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The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things
Author: JT LeRoy

ISBN: 9781472152565
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 11 October 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.5 x 20.1 x 1.9
This book of interconnected stories depicts the chaotic life of a young boy on the run with his teenage mother. When Sarah reclaims Jeremiah from his foster parents, he finds himself catapulted into her world of motels and truck stops, exposed to the abusive, exploitative men she encounters. As he learns to survive in this harrowing environment, Jeremiah also learns to love his mother, even as she descends into drug-fuelled madness.

Told in spare, lyrical prose, rich with imagination and dark humour, The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things transforms the savagery of Jeremiah's world into an indelible experience of compassion. This special edition includes an additional seven stories, previously uncollected, by JT LeRoy, the literary persona of Laura Albert.

About the Author

JT LeRoy is the literary persona created by Laura Albert. She is the author of Sarah, The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things, and Harold's End.

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