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Thanksgiving Day 2010: 19 Dysfunctional Families In Books (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   First Posted: 11/24/10 10:15 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

Dreading going home for the holidays?

So are a lot of people. Last year we compiled a list of writers whose real families we thought must be nuttier than yours. This year, we expanded a little by including some of the craziest, most dysfunctional families in all types of books.

Here are is a list of books, from memoir to fiction, that might make you feel better about your family, because it definitely is not as crazy as those in these books.

Here's our list of dysfunctional family literary gems. What are your favorite books featuring dysfunctional families?

Water For Elephants
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by Sara Gruen
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