Dumbfounded: Big Money. Big Hair. Big Problems. Or Why Having It All Isn't for Sissies.
Three Rivers Press
The author describes growing up under the care of his grandmother after his mother left him for Italy and her fourth husband, and his struggle to fit into the genteel world of Upper East Side Manhattan and his eccentric and dysfunctional family.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Legal guardianship; Kinship care; Gay/Lesbian; grandparents raising grandchild; gay; gay teenager; gay adult
grandmother and grandfather
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
privileged childhood; Jewish family; New York; cross-dressing; private schools; child abandonment
Rothschild, Matt, "Dumbfounded: Big Money. Big Hair. Big Problems. Or Why Having It All Isn't for Sissies." (2009). Diverse Families. 1398.