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you can pick up anywhere in the story and find great writing. I loved the way she wove the three characters' stories. Read morePublished on February 24, 2009 by Margaret Shine
The metaphor is found in the title. The narrative thread is that of defying gravity--the weighing down or depression that is, perhaps, a natural response to cataclysmic events like... Read morePublished on May 28, 2008 by D. Jacobs
These must be the author's favorite words. At one stretch in part 3, the author used these words 5 times or more in a span of 10 pages. Read morePublished on April 9, 2007 by MonsieurRichard
AGAINST GRAVITY is a quiet gem of a book, an unpretentious and heartfelt tale of three individuals brought together by fate and the winds of history into a swirling storm of... Read morePublished on August 11, 2006 by Steve Koss
Against Gravity powerfully portrays an Iranian exile living in Houston and her struggle to overcome a host of obstacles to living and loving authentically. Read morePublished on July 3, 2006 by J. Sarles
Reading Farnoosh Moshiri's novel is like getting to know the three main characters: Madison Kirby, Roya Saarabi, and Ric Cardinal in the best of circumstances--with the advantage... Read morePublished on June 12, 2006 by Celina Martinez
The setting is Texas in the 1990s. There are three main characters and a section devoted to each. The first is Madison, a young man who once aspired to be a college professor but... Read morePublished on May 9, 2006 by Linda Linguvic
Against Gravity is a novel about just that, resisting the downward pull of extinction, life on the fringes of society in three intertwined tales, each told from the personal... Read morePublished on January 14, 2006 by Luan Gaines