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And there is also the danger of a turn toward sentimentality, especially when the author begins to discover his true calling. He became an advertising copywriter, which accounts for some of his memoir's emphasis on zingers and punch lines. For instance, after describing the Christmas tree in the Finch living room: ''I should mention that it's May. The book slips occasionally into hackneyed territory, especially in its later stages. It even throws in a big-hearted, sassy waitress named Winnie to blow the whistle on the unusual medical techniques that Dr.
Finch uses in motel rooms. And there is one moment of joy and redemption prompted by a walk through a waterfall. Eventually, Mr. Burroughs finds the psychic wherewithal to announce, ''I'm going to run away to New York City and become a writer,'' by way of a happy ending. And in his case it really will be. Anyway, the nice thing about ''Running With Scissors'' is that the reader need not wince at such a declaration.
He is homosexual ''Big deal,'' one of the Finch girls tells him and quite funny about it, as in describing his dream of professional hairdressing: ''I don't care about the actual hair part. I'm only really interested in the product lines that can carry my name. While acknowledging the element of pain in his adolescent affair with an older man, Mr. Burroughs is too mischievous to allow much room for reflection. Instead, he writes about how much he resented a classmate who was Bill Cosby's clean-cut daughter: ''I was positive she did not have razor burn on her face from kissing a man twice her age. It's easy enough. I'm not too sure on it yet, some of the writing annoys me a little bit. But then again I read everything super analytically as if it were Paradise Lost or something.
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