Normal: The True Story of a Complicated Family
Some time during a youth misspent lining up tequila shots and winning wet T-shirt competitions in Columbia, Missouri, Julie Catt might have contemplated the possibility that twenty years down the track she'd be a mother to six kids courtesy of four different ...... paternity setups. Not to mention sobbing to a therapist about her irrepressible white trash heritage. Or that her birth parents would one day turn up, trailing assorted new family members. Or even that she'd find herself living this future on the other side of the world, having followed her hot butch girlfriend to Sydney.
But happily married? With a respectable profession? Thatwould be weird......
Normal is a left-of centre memoir in the mould of Running with Scissors- a funny, insightful, moving and relentlessly frank account of a messy and richly lived life. A complete delight to read, it is a tribute and a reassurance to people in