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Cutting for Stone
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The Power of Myth
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The Story of Edga...
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Mary Mary said: " This book follows the out line of Hamlet. The father-son-mother were such a nice family -- the author really drew out the lives and characters -- so now I have stopped because I don't want to wade through the tragic part. "

 

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Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
Freedom
by Jonathan Franzen
read in January, 2012
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Really, really well written -- there is a lot going on in this book. Some parts are so well written, but so graphically gross that I was cringing while reading.
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Ask Me Why I Hurt by Randy Christensen
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Eye-opening account of the problems faced by homeless children. Uplifting due to Randy's inclusion of stories of kids who get out of homelessness and find a place and a future for themselves.
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The Love Wife by Gish Jen
The Love Wife
by Gish Jen (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2012
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I "read" this as an audio book, and thought it was very very good. The acting and directing was fantastic -- it is one of the best audio books as an audio performance that I have ever heard. I really enjoyed the characters as people - each very belie ...more
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A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind
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Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama
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That Old Ace In The Hole by Annie Proulx
That Old Ace In The Hole
by Annie Proulx
read in January, 2011
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I listened to this as an audio book. I almost quit, but the story and the characters really grow on you, and I love the wry but affectionate picture of small town life.
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
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Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
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