Leaving isn't the hardest thing : essays

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New York : Vintage Books, 2021.
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A Vintage Books original edition.
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xii, 306 pages ; 21 cm
9780593080764, 0593080769


"As an adult, Lauren Hough has had many identities: an airman in the U.S. Air Force, a cable guy, a bouncer at a gay club. As a child, however, she had none. Growing up as a member of the infamous cult The Children of God, Hough had her own self robbed from her. The cult took her all over the globe-to Germany, Japan, Texas, Chile-but it wasn't until she finally left for good that Lauren understood she could have a life beyond "The Family." Along the way, she's loaded up her car and started over, trading one life for the next. She's taken pilgrimages to the sights of her youth, been kept in solitary confinement, dated a lot of women, dabbled in drugs, and eventually found herself as what she always wanted to be: a writer. Here, as she sweeps through the underbelly of America--relying on friends, family, and strangers alike--she begins to excavate a new identity even as her past continues to trail her and color her world, relationships, and perceptions of self. At once razor-sharp, profoundly brave, and often very, very funny, the essays in Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing interrogate our notions of ecstasy, queerness, and what it means to live freely. Each piece is a reckoning: of survival, identity, and how to reclaim one's past when carving out a future"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hough, L. (2021). Leaving isn't the hardest thing: essays (A Vintage Books original edition.). Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hough, Lauren, 1977-. 2021. Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing: Essays. New York: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hough, Lauren, 1977-. Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing: Essays New York: Vintage Books, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hough, Lauren. Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing: Essays A Vintage Books original edition., Vintage Books, 2021.

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