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Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson
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it was ok
bookshelves: classics

Minus one star for how whiny the main character is. I get it, Caroline is better than you in all ways. I usually like the underdog but she was so bratty no wonder no one on the island cared.

Plus one star for addressing hormones and puberty in teen girls.
Minus that star for her sexual feelings to come from a seventy year old man's fingernails.

Minus one star for the relationship between the sisters never being resolved. Especially when Louise is a happily married mother.

Plus one star for the depictions of small town life and the life of the watermen.

Plus one star for the FDR jokes.
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Reading Progress

April 18, 2017 – Started Reading
April 18, 2017 – Shelved
April 18, 2017 – Finished Reading
October 3, 2018 – Shelved as: classics

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