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Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
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Jun 20, 12

bookshelves: fiction
Read from June 17 to 20, 2012

The narrator of this supposed autobiography is a woman, presumably one of the main characters,
Patty Bergland. This book within a book is called Mistakes Were Made. It is very long and
involved. It is well-crafted and a good story of this married couple from Minnesota and their
children and extended families. However, it is way too long. It turned into a slog.It is worth
reading for its complicated tales of married life, childhood, and family relations, but one
must be very patient with its verbosity.
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