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Christina rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
The Center of Everything
by Laura Moriarty
read in November, 2008
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The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
The 19th Wife
by David Ebershoff (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2008
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Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
Loving Frank
by Nancy Horan
read in October, 2008
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The Legend of Colton H. Bryant by Alexandra Fuller
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While I enjoyed this book, I would be hesitant to recommend it to others. It’s a odd little work of non-fiction - with “narrative liberties” - comprised of short chapters (usually 2-3 pages). It actually felt more like a series of super short stories...more
The Legend of Colton H. Bryant by Alexandra Fuller
" Whoa. I was not expecting this book. I love Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, but this book reached another level of poignancy and relevance for me. The only tricky part about it is how to convince other people that they should read a story abou... " Read more of this review »
Christina and 2 other people liked Corby's review of Cane River :
Cane River by Lalita Tademy
" I don't ever remember reading Roots, by Alex Haley. I do remember liking the miniseries when it came out, more for the experience of understanding how lives so different from my own unfolded in times very different from my own. Cane River is like... " Read more of this review »
Christina rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Cane River by Lalita Tademy
Cane River
by Lalita Tademy
read in September, 2008
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Cane River is a work of historical fiction that follows four generations of African-American women that live near the Cane River in Louisiana. The novel begins in 1834 and ends in 1936. The book follows these women, and their families, through slaver...more
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What is the What by Dave Eggers
What is the What
by Dave Eggers
read in August, 2008
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What is the What is the story of Valentino Achak Deng, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. The story was told by Deng to Dave Eggers, and Eggers is the author of this novel. It’s an odd novel in that it’s marketed and labeled a work of fiction, but Deng a...more
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