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Jeannette De Wyze

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I had a love/hate relationship with O’Hare Airport in Chicago, where I grew up. On the one hand, even as a child I saw it as a gateway to adventure, the portal that you passed through if you wanted to get not only to other places in America, but also Paris! Tokyo! Bombay! (as it was known in my youth). On the other hand, O’Hare was a monster — busiest in the country (before Atlanta passed it up...

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A selection of my book group, this one really was a struggle for me. I tried to like it, and tolerated it for more than half its length. But eventually the author's self-absorption wore me down; too much of the book felt like a contrivance, to justif ...more
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