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The Girl in the Italian Bakery by Kenneth Tingle
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Mar 29, 11

Read from March 26 to 27, 2011

This memoir held my attention till the very end. As I was reading sometimes I felt a story line would end abruptly, but then I would realize that continuing the line of thought probably would not have added more substance to the story & I came to appreciate the lack of "fluff." Though the actual girl in the Italian bakery never becomes the center of the story-line, I think she is one of Kenny's first dreams. A dream "out of his league" that he comes to realize wasn't above him but just beyond him -- beyond his level of confidence & self-esteem. Now, 24 yrs. later, he knows he has the confidence and attitude to face all of life's past mistakes and little regrets and go forward to live a full, happy life with those that he loves and who love him -- he even has the courage to "face" the girl in the Italian bakery. I hope we find out more about her one day.
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