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The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
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Apr 03, 11

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Recommended to Carol by: Costa Winner, 2008 Book of the Year
Read in May, 2009 — I own a copy, read count: 1

Beautifully written book. Author does a good job of developing the characters. Roseanne can be contemplative, go off on tangent, be extremely forgetful ... all very believable for a 100 year old woman. However, the book is very dark. I had to put it down several times because of Roseanne's hardships. Almost didn't finish the book, but I'm glad I did.
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