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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 My Dirty Shiny Life
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'Comedian and writer Lily Bragge knows what it is to be a user and a taker, a liar, cheat and thief. It wasn't until she had lost everything - custody of her son, her friends, her career, her possessions and, almost, her sanity - that she was able to gain some kind of understanding of herself and rebuild her life from a blank, empty slate.

'In My Dirty Shiny Life, she traces with verve and humour her experience growing up with the chaos, fear and violence of a career-criminal father, and her survival of sexual abuse, heroin addiction, clinical depression and incarceration - and her ultimate redemption.

'Both harrowing and hilarious, My Dirty Shiny Life is a story of blood ties that bind and inordinate familial love.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2010 .
      Extent: 261p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 28 June 2010.
      ISBN: 9780670072903 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Melbourne by the Book John Bailey , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 12 August 2012; (p. 8-9)
Misery Submits to Faith Danielle Teutsch , 2010 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 26 September 2010; (p. 10-11)
Journey from Lost to Found Emily Robertson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 4 September 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of My Dirty Shiny Life Lily Bragge , 2010 single work autobiography
Vodka Fumes Kate Holden , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 323 2010; (p. 20)

— Review of My Dirty Shiny Life Lily Bragge , 2010 single work autobiography
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 11 July 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of My Dirty Shiny Life Lily Bragge , 2010 single work autobiography ; The Grand Hotel : A Novel Gregory Day , 2010 single work novel
From Junk to Jesus, With Laughs Dianne Dempsey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 July 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of My Dirty Shiny Life Lily Bragge , 2010 single work autobiography
Non-Fiction Books Robyn Doreian , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 - 4 July 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of My Dirty Shiny Life Lily Bragge , 2010 single work autobiography
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 11 July 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of My Dirty Shiny Life Lily Bragge , 2010 single work autobiography ; The Grand Hotel : A Novel Gregory Day , 2010 single work novel
Vodka Fumes Kate Holden , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 323 2010; (p. 20)

— Review of My Dirty Shiny Life Lily Bragge , 2010 single work autobiography
Journey from Lost to Found Emily Robertson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 4 September 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of My Dirty Shiny Life Lily Bragge , 2010 single work autobiography
Misery Submits to Faith Danielle Teutsch , 2010 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 26 September 2010; (p. 10-11)
Melbourne by the Book John Bailey , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 12 August 2012; (p. 8-9)
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