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She Ain’t Heavy, She’s My Mother

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She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother by Bryan Batt
  • Paperback $14.00

    Apr 05, 2011 | 288 Pages

  • Ebook $9.99

    May 04, 2010

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“I always knew that Bryan Batt was a wonderful actor, but now it turns out that he’s a terrific writer as well. It’s just not fair. In She Ain’t Heavy, She’s My Mother, Bryan’s tales of his family, his New Orleans childhood, and his career are hilarious, beautifully observed, and touching. I’ve met Bryan’s mother, and he does her proud—they both deserve a float at Mardi Gras.”
–Paul Rudnick
“Bryan Batt has written an achingly funny and deeply moving portrait of his beautiful New Orleanian mother. This book is a cause for celebration, a Mardi Gras–sized celebration!”
–Patricia Clarkson
“Bryan Batt’s childhood is like a mash-up of a Tennessee Williams play and a Mickey Rooney/Judy Garland movie. This memoir is a gumbo of fun, feeling, and fortitude in the face of all that life has to throw at you. A fairy tale come true!”
–Alan Cumming
“Funny, honest, moving. A wonderful memoir from a fantastic, southern gentleman. Loved it! Don’t miss this one.”
—Mario Cantone

From the Hardcover edition.

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