Where the Road Goes
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Where the Road Goes

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A masterful novel about the complicated ties that bind families together and the love that has the power to drive them apart.
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published February 15th 1998 by Henry Holt and Co.
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Susie
I am not even sure why I picked this book up but I am glad I did. The story is told through letters and diary entries written to or by Tig, the main character. Tig is in her 60s and is on her last not-quite-political endeavor. So much is revealed through the letters written to her husband, Marz, her granddaughter, Hope, her grandson, Ben, as well as her two daughters, Solidarity and Justice. I became nostalgic for letter writing, the act of sitting and writing a letter or finding a letter in a m...more
Christine
I loved this book. It was the book that got me back into reading regularly again. The author writes Tig's journey in a way that makes you feel like you are walking with her.
Mary Anne
I was pleasantly surprised by this book. Joanne Greenberg is a very good writer and tells her story through letters---pre email days.
Antigone (Tig) a 60ish married woman decides to participate in a cross country walk called The Walk. Tig has been a social and politcal activist all her life, so this non political endeavor sounds just right to an older Tig. After she leaves on this very primitive walk, the lives of her children, grandchildren and even her husband undergo major changes. These are p...more
Susie
Can't explain exactly why I enjoyed this read so much, but I did.
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good, but sad ending, set in Boulder Co.
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Joanne Greenberg, also known as Hannah Green, is a writer whose style lends itself to the mature reader yet simultaneously presents themes suitable for all ages. Greenberg addresses the persistent doubts that plague all of us by relating stories of others in need. Though the scenarios in which her characters find themselves may be unfamiliar to the average reader, the emotions they feel while enme...more
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