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The Tribes of Palos Verdes by Joy Nicholson
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Sep 01, 2011

it was amazing
Read from August 31 to September 01, 2011

An older book that was rec'd to me since I LOVE White Oleander by Janet Fitch. There are some similarities in that it's written in first-person narrative by a young coming-of-age girl, and also the mother in the story is despicable (WAY worse than the mother in WO).
I liked the way it was written; it's not a long book, but it pulls you in. Even with minimal description, you can picture everything so clearly. And, finally, the ending is heart-wrenching.

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Quotes Susie Liked

“He tells me to go away, but I don't think love is anything like water. It doesn't slip off that easily.”
Joy Nicholson, The Tribes of Palos Verdes
tags: love

Reading Progress

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25.0% "I heard this was similar to White Oleander (one of my fave...ever)!!"
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