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Set for Life

3.67  ·  Rating Details  ·  27 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Judith Freeman has swiftly emerged as one of the strongest and most individual voices in American fiction. Now she gives readers a marvelous new novel that explores the mysteries of love and healing in the lives of two "ordinary" Americans in extraordinary circumstances.
Paperback, 316 pages
Published October 1st 1991 by W. W. Norton & Company
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Terry
Mar 21, 2012 Terry rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: general-fiction
picked up this easy read at a second-hand store. Lengthy build-up to interesting (non-sexual) dynamics between a widower and a 16-year old runaway, as he learns to open his home and heart to someone new, and she learns to open her life.

[The book could be PG 13 rated, although the girl has an abortion as part of the "build-up" to meeting the widower.]
Barbara
May 01, 2010 Barbara rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: novel
Set in Idaho in the 1990's, this book captures family life and love through the encounters of a young runaway from Nazi parents with an old man who just received the transplanted heart of his beloved grandson.
Sharon Zink
Oct 05, 2011 Sharon Zink rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A good book about nothing very exciting; just a down-to-earth good read.
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