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People Trying to Be Good
Sanford Phippen
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People Trying to Be Good

4.57  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 150 pages
Published May 28th 1988 by Puckerbrush Press (first published May 1988)
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P. Christopher Colter
This is a terrific slice of coastal Maine life that I highly recommend. Sanford Phippen's People Trying to Be Good is more directly autobiographical than its predecessor The Police Know Everything, though I have to say that I actually enjoyed it a bit better. Not so much a novel as a collection of stories, it is filled with humor, introspection and struggle. Everyone will see a bit of themselves or someone they know in the pages of People Trying to Be Good.
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I really enjoyed this book and recommend it to any outsiders (seasonal visitors and others not born there) looking to understand how the minds and communities of the year round, multi-generational Mainers think and operate.
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