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I'll Take You There by Wally Lamb
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did not like it

This is supposed to demonstrate the power of women and feminism, but it falls short in so many places. I don't understand the format, first of all—old-man Felix, who's gung-ho about women's rights to begin with, is visited by ghosts who... lecture him about feminism. They bring him on a journey to revisit his childhood, reliving some often painful experiences, without much reason. He supports his fourth-wave feminist daughter, he's always respected and loved the women in his life (sisters, mom, etc.), so why?

This is "feminism" via a Google search or the headlines of biased articles. I didn't learn anything, and I don't feel empowered. It's a shame because I quite enjoy Lamb as a writer, but please just skip this one.

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Reading Progress

January 2, 2018 – Shelved
January 2, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
October 29, 2019 – Started Reading
October 31, 2019 – Finished Reading

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