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Corpses Rarely Wander: How I Became a Loveless, Trailer Park Nomad

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Today, I'm featuring an indie book I read and reviewed in 2013. Why so late? Well, Corpses Rarely Wander: How I Became a Loveless, Trailer Park Nomad by Cynthia Polutanovich has been revisited, revised, and relaunched (as of this Valentine's Day, no less). As you can see from my 2013 review below, I enjoyed the memoir upon first read, and am looking forward to a re-read to discover the new content:
Corpses Rarely Wander is a compelling read. In this chronological memoir, the author bares her soul to the reader, detailing the specifics of her difficult life with honesty and candor. The painful, sad, and sometimes harrowing events are not sugar-coated, nor is the author fishing for sympathy or casting blame. She reveals her inner demons while chronicling her efforts to rise above the adversity that haunts her like a stubborn ghost. Simultaneously poignant and humorous, the coming-of-age-style story kept me intrigued to the finish. The somewhat abrupt ending left me wanting to kno…