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The Liars' Club

The Liar’s Club is a memoir written by Mary Karr, published in 1995. The memoir contains many thematic elements and makes an ultimate statement. Karr writes about her childhood, where she grew up...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2019, 2:31 am (UTC)

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Although it begins with the terrifying experience of her mother Charlie being taken away for psychiatric treatment, The Liars Club by Mary Karr describes her parents’ relationship as starting on...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2020, 6:29 pm (UTC)

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The relationships between the members of Mary’s family are complex and rarely all good or bad, even moment to moment. Karr begins her story by saying that her parents “met, and for reasons I still...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2018, 3:46 pm (UTC)

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Throughout this memoir of her Texas childhood, Mary Kerr revisits her relationship with both her parents. From her adult perspective, she struggles to understand them as people and not just as...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2019, 5:08 pm (UTC)

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The Liars' Club is a memoir by Mary Karr in which the reader is expected to discern between the facts and the fictions Karr tells, just as Karr must learn to distinguish between fact and fiction in...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2018, 10:41 pm (UTC)

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In the last section of The Liar’s Club, Mary Karr tells of her return to Texas. Having been away from home, she has gained perspective on her complicated childhood but is uncertain about the...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2018, 7:20 pm (UTC)

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This is an excellent question, because we only ever find out the cause of Charlie Marie's depression at the very end of the story, when it transpires that when her first husband left her, he took...

Latest answer posted December 29, 2011, 7:32 pm (UTC)

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Many of the characters in the neighborhood are disdainful of Mary, as she is belligerent by nature and has learned to defend herself due to her abusive upbringing. Though she is small in stature...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2019, 4:05 am (UTC)

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Tha character of the grandmother is very judgmental and opinionated. She bosses everyone around. She is quite critical, disapproving of many things, especially Mary's marriage with Pete....

Latest answer posted November 20, 2009, 12:26 pm (UTC)

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