Rat Girl by Kristin Hersh

Rat Girl

Kristin Hersh

319 pages first pub 2010 (editions)

nonfiction biography memoir music emotional slow-paced


The founder of a cult rock band shares her outrageous tale of growing up much faster than planned. In 1985, Kristin Hersh was just starting to find her place in the world. After leaving home at the age of fifteen, the precocious child of unconve...

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reflective 100%
emotional 90%
funny 80%
dark 60%
hopeful 60%
inspiring 40%
adventurous 30%
sad 30%
challenging 20%
tense 20%


medium 63%
slow 18%
fast 18%

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