My Life as A Fake

My Life as A Fake

A Novel

Book - 2003
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A writer invents an alter-ego that becomes all too real.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2003
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780375414985
Branch Call Number: FICTION Carey
Characteristics: 265 p. ; 25 cm


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Harriet_the_Spy Dec 07, 2016

Taking a true episode of a literary hoax as a starting point, Carey jumps off real events into a wild and inexpressibly sad story of a man who starts as a fake, but ends up becoming a real person. He is a modern Frankenstein, the invention come to life, who can never truly live as a person but can't stop trying.

May 23, 2014

I loved it. I like to write so it was pretty fun for me to read. Didn't like the fact that Chubbs had to die, but overall it was really cool.

Bluegrassgirl Jun 15, 2011

So unusual, very delicious


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