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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24282874M
ISBN 109780061966118
OCLC/WorldCa611877672

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  In Kevin Sampsell authored a chapbook memoir of the same title. It was written as a kind of "memory experiment," in which he recollected luminous details from his childhood in independently amusing chapters. It functioned as an experiential catalogue of American youth in the 70s and 80s. In Kevin′s estranged father died of an :// A Common Pornography: A Memoir - Kindle edition by Sampsell, Kevin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Common Pornography: A  › Kindle Store › Kindle eBooks › Biographies & Memoirs. By Kevin Sampsell (HarperPerennial, $ paperback). Kevin Sampsell’s new memoir opens with a panic attack that sends him running naked from his home A Common Pornography is a great memoir from one of the Northwest’s best writers.” - Willy Vlautin, author of Northline and The Motel Life “Kevin Sampsell’s stories are brief incantations, uppercuts to the gut, prose poems given over to the bloodiest realms of the ://

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