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Table of Contents for
Boom! Manufacturing Memoir for the Popular Market, by Julie Rak


Introduction: Identifying the Memoir Industry

Chapter 1: ?More Books!?: Publishing, Non-fiction, and the Memoir Boom

Chapter 2: Bookstores, Genre, and Everyday Practices

Chapter 3: Going Public: Selected Memoirs Produced by Random House and HarperCollins

Chapter 4: Exceptionally Public: Marjane Satrapi?s Persepolis I: The Story of a Childhood and James Frey?s A Million Little Pieces

Conclusion: Citizen Selves and the State of the Memoir Boom