The best awful a novel by Carrie Fisher

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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  • Women -- Mental health -- Fiction

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StatementCarrie Fisher
GenreFiction
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17108485M
ISBN 100684809133

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Though it can be read as a standalone, The Best Awful is a semi-sequel to Fisher’s debut novel, Postcards from the Edge, continuing to explore the trials and tribulations of Suzanne Vale, washed up actress and recovering addict/5.

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