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Growgirl by Heather Donahue


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Growgirl by Heather Donahue
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Dec 31, 2012 | ISBN 9781592407040

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“Frank and funny.” —The New Yorker

Growgirl is pretty wonderful.” —The Awl

“Donahue’s hippie-chick sensibilities don’t impair her ability to offer droll descriptions of the foibles of the community of growers she lived with for a year.” – Library Journal

“Everything contained within this “Fish out of water” memoir rings true and reads fiercely and crazily entertainingly…. in constructing a book that is both a gentle polemic and a deeply felt, richly developed, personal memoir, Heather Donahue shows herself to be an author with talent, skill and a unique rich author’s voice in which she can wrap them.” – NY Journal of Books

“wickedly funny, insightful” – Cannabis Culture

“The book is a dense and breezy read full of extraordinarily intimate details…” – Michael Musto, Village Voice

“Her memoir is a hilarious commentary on pot culture and Hollywood vapidity.” – Los Angeles Magazine

Growgirl is great if you like your marijuana stories imbued with a general sense of struggle. (And what other kind, really, exists these days?)” – San Francisco Bay Guardian

“In her quirky, kooky year-in-the-life account, she writes hilariously…Wry, with a nuanced distance from the events, Donahue offers an unorthodox gardener’s take on the growing season.” – Publishers Weekly

“An intimate look at a woman’s yearlong search for her place in the world.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Thank God things didn’t work out in Hollywood for Heather Donahue. Otherwise, we’d never have gotten this book. Anyone who’s taken a fall will bond fiercely with Donahue’s hilarious frankness about hitting bottom. Beautifully written, full of wisdom. A terrific read.”—Katie Crouch, author of Girls in Trucks

“Heather Donahue has a gloriously comic voice, and beguiling self-knowledge. Growgirl will tell you how to grow pot—and how to grow up. It’s a hilarious, rollicking, endearing memoir that’s also friendly, wise and thoroughly addictive. I inhaled it!” —Michelle Huneven, author of Blame

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