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Oh the Glory of It All

by Sean Wilsey

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Published by Penguin Group USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24264350M
ISBN 109780786569151, 9781429501804

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Early mornings, young Sean and his parents took walks in matching blue jumpsuits with white piping. Their lives, like the scenic splendor out their high-rise windows, seemed perfect. It was an illusion. Wilsey's engrossing memoir, Oh the Glory of It All, is about surviving a childhood that was all but destroyed by childish adults. Oh the Glory of It All audiobook, by Sean Wilsey "In the beginning we were happy. And we were always excessive. So in the beginning we were happy to excess." With these opening lines Sean Wilsey takes us on an exhilarating tour of life in the strangest, wealthiest, and most grandiose of 's blond-bombshell mother (one of the thinly.

  Oh the Glory of It All (Book): Wilsey, Sean: In the beginning we were happy. And we were always excessive. So in the beginning we were happy to excess. With these opening lines Sean Wilsey takes us on an exhilarating tour of life in the strangest, wealthiest, and most grandiose of families. Sean's blond-bombshell mother (one of the thinly veiled characters in Armistead Maupin's bestselling. Oh the Glory of It All by Wilsey, Sean at - ISBN - ISBN - Penguin Books - - Softcover/5(K).


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I couldn't stop reading the damn thing.".—The New York Times Book Review "Sean Wilsey's magnificent memoir spares no one but forgives almost everything; it's a kindly act of retribution that's sure to ring a bell with any adult survivor of parental narcissism.

A bell, hell. Oh the Glory of It All becomes a veritable carillon of remembered pain, never once losing its wise and worldly.