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How to Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer
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Nov 21, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: young-americans
Read in November, 2008

I am not a big short story reader. Although I do read a lot of them, I can´t say it´s my favorite form of fiction. I have always thought that an author develops an idea or a character better in a novel. But this book makes me re think the short story more. All the stories here move and involve you, there is no way to stay indifferent to the things that go on, they seem to be familiar things she is speaking about, no matter what the situation is. They about the complexities of how we realte to each other, be it with friends or family. My favorites especially are The Isabel fish, and Stars of Motown shining bright. A beautiful book and an amazing writer.
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Ceci Pepa!!! Empiezo mañana o el lunes!!!
Mi disciplina debe volver.
Un besote!!!!


julieta orales, cool!


message 3: by Jessica (new)

Jessica I am not familiar with this author.


julieta This is the first book she has published jessica, I will be looking forward to reading more by her, she´s amazing! I totally recomend it!


message 5: by Rómulo (new)

Rómulo Literature is a matter of development and concentration.


Mansion Please i need a thesis on note to a sixth grade self plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz ...........


Mansion thanks


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