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Lauren Slater Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Slater's Book Reviews

Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir
In a memoir which refuses to be pinned down, Lauren Slater attempts to explain her mother and her past through events which may or may not be true. Lauren Slater is a liar. The first chapter of this book is only two words. "I exaggerate." It is important to keep this in mind while reading the book. Throughout the memoir Slater discusses her childhood, and her struggle with epilepsy. Her first seizure was when she was ten, and from there she grew into a d...