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Marilyn Manson with Neil Strauss: The Long Hard Road Out Of Hell

Ted Drozdowski, Boston Phoenix, The, 16 March 1998

MARILYN MANSON might be a cultural liberator, but he's certainly a shameless asshole. Well, not utterly shameless. In this autobiography penned with help from Rolling Stone and New York Times contributor Neil Strauss, Manson winces at his own pathetic inability to shove drugs and self-obsession aside.

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