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'Julie Catt misspent her youth in Columbia, Missouri lining up tequila shots and winning wet T-shirt competitions. So maybe it wasn't such a stretch to think that twenty years on, mother to six kids from four different paternity arrangements, she'd be sobbing to a therapist about her irrepressible white-trash heritage. Or that her birth parents would turn up, trailing a whole new family. Or even that she'd be living on the other side of the world, having followed her hot butch Australian girlfriend to Sydney.

'But happily married? With a respectable profession? That would 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 unconventional families everywhere - which, of course, means most of us.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2009 .
      Extent: 249p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 31 August 2009.
      ISBN: 9781921520556 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Normální : kolik partnerů je třeba k založení rodiny? : a jakého pohlaví?
Language: Czech
    • Brno,
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      Czech Republic,
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      Eastern Europe, Europe,
      :
      JOTA ,
      2010 .
      Extent: 279p.
      ISBN: 9788072177578

Works about this Work

Review of the Week Thornton McCamish , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 6 September 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of Normal : The True Story of a Complicated Family Julie Catt , 2009 single work autobiography
[Review] Normal : The True Story of a Complicated Family Esther Van Doornum , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 89 no. 2 2009; (p. 32)

— Review of Normal : The True Story of a Complicated Family Julie Catt , 2009 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Dianne Dempsey , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 October 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of Normal : The True Story of a Complicated Family Julie Catt , 2009 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Dianne Dempsey , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 October 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of Normal : The True Story of a Complicated Family Julie Catt , 2009 single work autobiography
[Review] Normal : The True Story of a Complicated Family Esther Van Doornum , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 89 no. 2 2009; (p. 32)

— Review of Normal : The True Story of a Complicated Family Julie Catt , 2009 single work autobiography
Review of the Week Thornton McCamish , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 6 September 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of Normal : The True Story of a Complicated Family Julie Catt , 2009 single work autobiography
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    United States of America (USA),
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    Americas,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
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