The Mighty Franks

The Mighty Franks

WINNER OF THE 2018 JG-WINGATE PRIZE

A psychologically acute memoir about an unusual Hollywood family by Michael Frank, who "brings Proustian acuity and razor-sharp prose to family dramas as primal, and eccentrically insular, as they come" (The Atlantic)

“My feeling for Mike is something out of the ordi - nary,” Michael Frank overhears his aunt telling his mother when he is a boy of eight. “It’s stronger than I am. I cannot explain it . . . I love him beyond… (more)

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I doubt you’ll read a better memoir this year. The Mighty Franks is full of humour and brittle irony.

This is a narrative that could unfold only in a place where fantasy and reality blur with treacherous ease.


Book Details  


Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 16, 2017)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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