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read in August, 2012
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Leslee Leslee said: " This is such a sweet book. If you value friendship,and understand the perseverance it takes to continue a quest to return kindness, no matter how foolish or difficulty the task, you will love this book. I did. "

 

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Leslee rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing
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Only Doris Lessing in her matter-of-fact prose could write this book about the child who no one seems to know what to do with.
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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
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This is such a sweet book. If you value friendship,and understand the perseverance it takes to continue a quest to return kindness, no matter how foolish or difficulty the task, you will love this book. I did.
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A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
A Moveable Feast
by Ernest Hemingway
recommended for: People who love Paris
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This should be read with Gertrude Stein's Autobiography of Alice B. Tokilas." The two books together give a rounded view of Paris and the art scene at the time between the wars. Both authors let you know what they think of each other and of other wri ...more
Leslee rated a book 3 of 5 stars
A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis
A Grief Observed
by C.S. Lewis
recommended for: Any one interested in CS Lewis
read in October, 2007
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My hat is off to the author. He is a brave man indeed to try and put form and words and intellect into the emotions labled grief. Like M. D'Engle who wrote the introduction of the book, I have experience grief in different ways than Lewis. He tries s ...more
Leslee rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: Anyone who believes in karma
read in September, 2007
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A great adventure. Told me things about the Taliban that I suspected, but never knew. Good glimpse into the first generation Afgans in the US. I wonder what the author is doing now. Has he and or his family been affected by the fall out from 9/11? Th ...more
Leslee rated a book 5 of 5 stars
I Married a Communist by Philip Roth
I Married a Communist
by Philip Roth
recommended for: Anyone who know or knew an old bolshevick
read in September, 2007
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In this book, Roth describes a train wreck. Not just a little tap, but a major derailed, lost lives, train wreck. And he does it so lovingly, so exacting --every shard and mangled piece of metal-- laid out, displayed, and dissected.
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The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
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The Awakening and Selected Stories by Kate Chopin
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Such a lovely blue stories. Women trapped by social conventions. Their only escape, to walk into the sea. Read and give thanks for the Suffragettes, and and those who went before us.
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