A lower priced version of this book is available
Save £9.00 (64%) by choosing the Kindle Edition.
£4.99
Kindle price
£13.99
Hardcover price

Save <span class="a-color-price">£9.00 (64%)</span> by choosing the Kindle Edition. Read now with the free Kindle app
Available on iOS, Android, Mac & PC.
FREE Delivery in the UK.
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
My Favourite Manson Girl has been added to your Basket

Dispatch to:
To see addresses, please
Or
Please enter a valid UK postcode.
Or
+ £2.80 UK delivery
Used: Good | Details
Sold by happyfish63
Condition: Used: Good
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

My Favourite Manson Girl Hardcover – 7 Jun 2016

3.6 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
£13.99
£1.78 £1.67
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
£13.99 FREE Delivery in the UK. Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover


Frequently bought together

  • My Favourite Manson Girl
  • +
  • The Girls
Total price: £24.48
Buy the selected items together

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Atom (7 Jun. 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1472150848
  • ISBN-13: 978-1472150844
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 2.9 x 22.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 643,484 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Review

Messy, honest, and unflinchingly real. I can't get this book out of my head. I don't want to get this book out of my head (Becky Albertalli, Morris Award-winning author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda)

A brilliant novel . . . it has elements of a thriller and romance but it is also wittily and cynically written, accurately portraying the thoughts and feelings of a 15 year-old girl. (Guardian online)

In My Favorite Manson Girl, Alison Umminger gives us an unforgettable teen heroine - smart, observant, witty, and tough. Anna navigates family conflict, movie sets, and a seriously macabre research project with unsparing intelligence and humour skewering contemporary culture and adult hypocrisy in an edgy coming-of-age novel that will appeal to adult readers as well as teens. Anna's voice is as original as it is compelling - and ultimately it's moving, too, as we detect the vulnerability behind her bravado. Umminger's swift, razor-sharp prose makes this a fast-paced read, a lively and incisive treatment of teen-aged girlhood with seriously dark and provocative undertones. (Maggie Mitchell, author of Pretty Is)

Funny, sad, often surprising, and just damned authentic. I know I won't be the only one who didn't want Anna's glittery-dark Hollywood summer to end. (Emily M. Danforth, author of The Miseducation of Cameron Post)

The most imaginative novel I've read in years . . . It explores the everyday-ness of psychological violence and emotional affliction without normalizing the violence. It actually normalizes the love, humour and youthful curiosity needed to understand trauma. I can't think of a type of reader who will not thank themselves for going on the journey with Anna and Alison Umminger. It's an incredible book and it's so so important. (Kiese Laymon, author of How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America)

Debut author Umminger's humor is biting, yet it reveals richly complicated relationships among mothers, daughters, and sisters. Umminger crafts a Los Angeles both glittering and soulless, leading to Anna's realization that she may have more in common with the Manson girls than she thought, but it's the choices she makes that set her apart (Publishers Weekly, starred review)

Setting her tale against the glittery, gritty backdrop of modern-day Los Angeles, the author deftly weaves together multiple story strands to create a razor-sharp commentary on our culture, observed with keen wit from the perspective of one honest and complex American girl. An insightful, original take on the coming-of-age story, this novel plumbs the depths of American culture to arrive at a poignant emotional truth (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)

This is not a sensationalized look at a family of serial killers, but a mirror held up to a certain type of violence that effects women in America every day. Bittersweet and true, Anna's journey to self-discovery is one that should be widely read. (Booklist, starred review)

Book Description

From an electric new YA voice comes a surprising, razor-sharp coming of age story about a fifteen-year-old girl over the course of one glittery-dark Hollywood summer.

See all Product description

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?


Customer reviews

3.6 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
7
3 star
1
2 star
0
1 star
1
Share your thoughts with other customers
See all 9 customer reviews

Top customer reviews

on 19 September 2017
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 30 March 2017
Format: Kindle Edition
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 14 August 2017
Format: Paperback
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 24 July 2016
Format: Kindle Edition
0Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 9 June 2016
Format: Hardcover
0Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?

Pages with related products. See and discover other items: roman fancy dress

Look for similar items by category

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?