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Devil in the Details: Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood


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ISBN13: 9780316010740
ISBN10: 031601074x
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- Books like A Girl Named Zippy, Running with Scissors, and Why I'm Like This prove that funny books about extraordinary childhoods can find massive audiences.

- Jennifer Traig has written several humor books for Chronicle Books, and has contributed to the San Francisco Chronicle, The Forward, and McSweeney's. Her reputation as a smart and funny voice is already well known in many circles.


In the bestselling tradition of "Running with Scissors" and "A Girl Named Zippy," Jennifer Traig tells an unforgettable story of youthful obsession.

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Kristin Bell, September 4, 2010 (view all comments by Kristin Bell)
"Devil in the Details: Scenes From an Obsessive Girlhood" by Jennifer Traig will tickle your inner OCD child if you have one. I'm not a full blown OCD person, but I can relate to some of what Traig writes about, and she shows us with much wit what a full blown disorder is like. It is great that she has such a wonderful sense of humor about a disorder that is so crippling to her and so many millions of people like her. For those who don't understand Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, this gives a good glimpse into a life that is severely train-wrecked by it. I give this four stars instead of five, because I found the ending a bit weak compared to the rest of the book that kept me enthralled. My only unanswered question is: am I the only one who noticed that the candies on the cover of the book aren't COMPLETELY straight???!!! haha.
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Traig, Jennifer
Back Bay Books
Mental Illness
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Psychopathology - Compulsive Behavior
Specific Groups - General
Traig, Jennifer
Biography - General
Psychology : General
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