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Tiger, Tiger: A Memoir - Community Reviews back

by Margaux Fragoso
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Lydia's Page
Lydia's Page rated it 9 years ago
Oh boy. This is a memoir of a girl who was sexually abused by the same man for her entire childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood. It's hard to read. And it's complicated to think about why anyone would want to read a book like this. That's probably why it took me nearly three full weeks to slog...
Strange Affinity
Strange Affinity rated it 11 years ago
Very troubling subject matter but a well written and important memoir.
boghunden rated it 13 years ago
I was expecting something else from this book. I thought it'd be a lot of disturbing descriptions etc., but it wasn't. Not that much, at least. Instead, I was kind of understanding Margoux, and why she did what she did, and chose like she did. I was even wondering that if it was my life, maybe I wou...
Constantly Moving the Bookmark
Constantly Moving the Bookmark rated it 13 years ago
At a public swimming pool in Union City, New Jersey Margaux was 7 years old when she met 51-year-old Peter. Margaux’s family life was so dysfunctional and Peter seemed so “fun”, hence that chance meeting became a relationship lasting 15 years, until the time of Peter’s death by suicide. It would ...
mtw1tter rated it 13 years ago
It's a strange beast to say the least.I can't quite decide if it's fiction (if it was, then it was clunky in its narrative) or if it was a heart-felt memoir (the honesty does seemed tainted with fictional licence).The subject matter, being the love of a pedophile for a seven year old, is sordid (and...
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