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Merrie rated a book 5 of 5 stars
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read in January, 1998
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Merrie Merrie said: "Someone once told me years ago about this book, I heard it was on some global think-tank's suggested reading list and it's not surprising. I loved this, am rereading it again. I used to be frustrated a movie version was delayed for years, but now tha...more "

 

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Merrie and 947 other people liked Liz S.'s review of The Time Traveler's Wife:
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
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The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Time Traveler's Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2009
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Great concept. Iffy on what the point of it is, though. Overwritten. Maybe slogging through it in one day enhanced this, but I really started to lose my patience by the last third of the book.

If I read one more description of the process of making pa...more
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"FYI, in terms of the autobiographical aspect, it's hinted at a lot that Steve Martin is Ray Porter.

He really fits the bill, certainly according to wha...more
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Shopgirl by Steve Martin
Shopgirl: A Novella
by Steve Martin
read in January, 2006
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I loved this book, and was very curious about its inspiration. Wish it hadn't been made into a movie.

Something about the dynamic rung true with me and was cathartic for me personally to read. But I can see the appeal being narrow.

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1) those...more
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Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger
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Watchmen by Alan Moore
Watchmen
by Alan Moore
read in January, 1998
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Someone once told me years ago about this book, I heard it was on some global think-tank's suggested reading list and it's not surprising. I loved this, am rereading it again. I used to be frustrated a movie version was delayed for years, but now tha...more
Merrie rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Vessels of Evil by Laurence Mordekhai Thomas
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