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Kayla Burbidge
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Nestled on a shelf from a used book store in Oakland, I decided to buy this book from a local author.

I am so glad I did.

Eric Lidji’s “How The Room Came to Smell Like a Rose” was written beautifully, and captures the essence of what it was like to grow up in Pittsburgh years ago on Murray Avenue in the part of town called Squirrel Hill. Lidji captures Jewish culture, nostalgia, and the strength of relationships in this novella.

About the story: Gillian loses his mother in his early twenties, an
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It's a very good and amusing read.
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