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Straight Man by Richard Russo
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Mar 01, 10

really liked it
bookshelves: book-club-reads
Recommended to Autumn by: Stephanie
Recommended for: my friend George
Read from February 05 to 27, 2010 — I own a copy

I wasn't looking forward to reading this for book club. But I am so glad I did! It was a different perspective for me; that of a male, middle aged academic. There wasn't much plot maybe but the dialogue (in quotations and out) was superb. It was witty with such clever observations about people. And it was hilarious!

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