The Reenactments: A Memoir

The Reenactments: A Memoir

Nick Flynn

A literary journey de strength in regards to the making of a movie and illustration from a grasp of the memoir form.

For Nick Flynn, that online game all of us play―the who-would-play-you-in-the-movie-of-your-life game―has been resolved. The Reenactments chronicles the surreal adventure of being on set throughout the making of the movie Being Flynn, from his best-selling memoir Another Bullshit evening in Suck City, and staring at the relevant occasions of his lifestyles reenacted: his father's long term of homelessness and his mother's suicide. Flynn tells the tale of Robert De Niro's first assembly along with his actual father in Boston and of gazing Julianne Moore try and throw herself into the ocean. the result's a mesmerizingly sharp-edged and kaleidoscopic literary travel de strength in addition to a compelling argument approximately attention, illustration, and grief.

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