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The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
The Book of Unknown Americans
by Cristina Henriquez (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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I had great hopes for this book. Most Americans have an immigration story to tell; I looked forward to learning more about the Latino-American experience. For me, the novel’s choral structure fell flat. Each person’s language and way of expressing th...more
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Blue Plate Special by Kate Christensen
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Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Dept. of Speculation
by Jenny Offill
read in July, 2014
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Dept. of Speculation reminded me of why I love print books. The hardback book is a unique size that fits so perfectly in my hands. The pages are formatted with soul stopping passages interspersed with white space (silence) that gave me the opportunit...more
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East of Eden by John Steinbeck
East of Eden
by John Steinbeck
read in July, 2014
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Steinbeck had an idea he wanted to explore; good and evil and how they interplay with free will (timshel). Instead of the book being character driven or plot driven, it seemed to be driven by creating opportunities for good vs. evil to play out. Beca...more
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Why Did I Ever by Mary Robison
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The Death of Santini by Pat Conroy
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Finishing this book was bittersweet. I read The Water is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline and The Prince of Tides back in the 80’s. His books grabbed me around the heart more than any other author of that era. I immediately bought Bea...more
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