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The Oyster Singer

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On an abandoned stretch of marshland, lost lives wash up like driftwood. They float and intersect like debris in tidal currents, and sometimes, when conditions are just right, they connect. In the midst of change and vulnerability, we see the permanence that may be possible when people find each other and discover where they belong. "The Oyster Singer is, a novel about ...more
Hardcover, 494 pages
Published August 2nd 2004 by Down the Shore Publishing
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Ryan Jiorle
Sep 13, 2015 Ryan Jiorle rated it really liked it
I loved this book for the over-the-top characters and the schemes they got into throughout the book. This was almost like a group of connected short stories, with characters taking turns obsessing over various goals. I think a result of this was the story moving a bit slowly at times, but I found myself wanting to keep getting to the next chapter. Each section had its own value, making the whole read an enjoyable experience. Being familiar with the area also helps, but I imagine many of those ...more
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Aug 23, 2007 susan chernin rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone
A charming fantasy about life at the Jersey shore. Highly recommend
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Oct 14, 2010 C.E. Grundler rated it it was amazing
A peculiar, enchanting, odd book I thoroughly enjoyed.
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