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Prodigal Summer
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read in July, 2009
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Rebecca Rebecca said: "Seems very long and formulaic, especially when compared with the luminous, shining "The Poisonwood Bible."

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"Can't seem to keep going with this book. I think I forgot that I never liked Steinbeck. Apparently still don't." Dec 07, 2009 08:18AM

 

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"Thanks, L. That's it exactly! You're right that the cover I remember is quite different. Such a charming story!

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The Little Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
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Matilda MacElroy and Mary by Jessie Home Fairweather
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A delightful and memorable children's book!
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"This doesn't exactly match your description, but are you thinking of "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov? "
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Love Among the Cannibals by Wright Morris
Love Among the Cannibals
by Wright Morris
read in January, 1982
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A very entertaining, engaging story about two men who decide to borrow what they believe is a luxurious villa in Mexico to escape there and write a musical. It says a lot about work ethic (the only hardworking people are the looters). Lots of misadve...more
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
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This was entertaining, in a largely predictable and relatively unbelievable sort of way. I had some difficulty differentiating the voices of the narrators (correspondents, really). That's not a good indication about the character development.

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Rebecca rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
Prodigal Summer
by Barbara Kingsolver
read in July, 2009
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Seems very long and formulaic, especially when compared with the luminous, shining "The Poisonwood Bible."

I say I'm "currently reading" this book, because there's no category for "tried and tried, read chapter after chapter, and can't keep slogging t...more
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