Nothing impressed me with this title. Lots of words that just rambled on and on and on. I just don't like these kind of books. I didn't enjoy I Know WNothing impressed me with this title. Lots of words that just rambled on and on and on. I just don't like these kind of books. I didn't enjoy I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and this book was similar to the title Brother I'm Dying, but it was only a 1 star read as much of that title made no sense to me. I think both these books won awards, but I can't feel the magic.
Truly, jumping around and describing Haiti like she did, was mind boggling to this outsider. I see from other reviews, I'm the miniority of not liking this title. It happens..... :0( I finished the book because my book club was reading it, but I was not happy with the writing. Subject matter was interesting and that alone, kept me from putting it down. I wouldn't recommend this title to anyone unless they were into memoirs. Not my cup of tea! Pretty sure I sped read during most of the book....more