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And I Don't Want to Live This Life: A Mother's Story of Her Daughter's Murder - Deborah Spungen
And I Don't Want to Live This Life: A Mother's Story of Her Daughter's Murder
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For most of us, it was just another horrible headline. But for Deborah Spungen, the mother of Nancy, who was stabbed to death at the Chelsea Hotel, it was both a relief and a tragedy. Here is the incredible story of an infant who never stopped screaming, a toddler who attacked people, a teenager... show more
For most of us, it was just another horrible headline. But for Deborah Spungen, the mother of Nancy, who was stabbed to death at the Chelsea Hotel, it was both a relief and a tragedy. Here is the incredible story of an infant who never stopped screaming, a toddler who attacked people, a teenager addicted to drugs, violence, and easy sex, a daughter completely out of control--who almost destroyed her parents' marriage and the happiness of the rest of her family."Honest and moving...Her painful tale is engrossing."WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLDFrom the Paperback edition.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780449911419 (0449911411)
ASIN: 449911411
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 408
Edition language: English
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Dutch rated it
I read this when I was about 18, it was around 1992 and I was a huge fan of punk rock, particularly The Sex Pistols, and loved the film "Sid & Nancy". I was interested in learning about the drama, and the film definitely piqued my interest to read the book. In this book, is the mother's point of v...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
If you wonder what it's like to have an out-of-control child, and then what's it is like to have her become a famous murder victim, this is the book for you. I feel great pity for Ms. Spungen, but I can't help but think that the end of her daughter's life throws the rest of it into the worst possib...
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