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Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
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Jan 06, 2012

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January 6, 2012 – Shelved
June 30, 2012 – Started Reading
June 30, 2012 –
page 52
9.25% "The autobiographer now thinks that compliments were like a beverage she was unconsciously smart enough to deny herself even one drop of, because her thirst for them was infinite."
April 1, 2013 –
page 325
57.83% "He and his wife loved each other and brought each other daily pain...Each time he thought they'd reached the unbearable breaking point, it turned out that there was still further they could go without breaking."
April 1, 2013 –
page 330
58.72% "...when they were done, there came a stretch of minutes in which they lay and held each other in the quiet majesty of long marriage, forgot themselves in shared sadness and forgiveness for everything they'd inflicted on each other, and rested."

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