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Family by Micol Ostow
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Jun 24, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: read-from-library, realistic-fiction, reads-of-2011, reviewed, ya-and-childrens-lit
Recommended for: Anyone, Cult/Religion readers
Read from June 22 to 24, 2011 , read count: 1

Very interesting young adult book about Charles Manson. I just didn't like the execution of the novel. This book is written in verse and very disjointed and repetative. You read a sentence and lo and behold, the next sentence is identical or close to it! I understand this particular style was done on purpose, but man it sure did make me crazy.

There was something missing from this book for me and I can't figure out what it is. Even thought it was a fast read and quite interesting fictional account about a crazy point in history, I didn't love it.
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