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This is a big book that should be read in a short period of time or much will be lost.
It has a certain calmness that is very pleasant early on but gets sort of annoying and ends up almost seeming like the story is monotone.
I think it is very well written and I think many of the characters are developed well.
I didn't like the "back and forth" in time. Just me. Found it confusing and sort of annoying.Published 8 months ago by Fredburg Lady
This is one of the best books I have ever read. Canin understands politics and families. Beautifully written. It will stay with you.Published 21 months ago by J Bensinger
I really enjoyed reading this book. It 'revealed' it's layers in perfect doses. I wanted a bigger ending, but the author gave me all the answers to his story in the final pages.Published 24 months ago by Judie C May
This is a well-written story of political intrigue; historical fiction within my memory. It is also a coming-of-age story and here is where it is incomplete. Read morePublished on January 21, 2013 by Carl Cole
i liked this book because i'm interested in authors who can tell a good story about people. i also enjoy long family sagas, and can really indulge in a voyeuristic journey into... Read morePublished on January 7, 2013 by S. lane
Through the use of several interesting characters, this story describes what could happen when politicians and supporters place more importance on being elected than on doing... Read morePublished on December 8, 2012 by Sidney W. Frost
For a novel entitled, _America, America,_ the author must have believed that the stories his narrator told were uniquely American. Read morePublished on November 25, 2012 by Andrea Broomfield
America, America, caught my attention while reading the review of it in Book Notes. Mentioning there was a reference to the Kennedy family caught my attention, and I thought I'd... Read morePublished on November 6, 2012 by J. Smith
I was hooked on this book from the first page. A genuine American novel that intertwines the lives of families of differing socio-economic classes, over decades of living. Read morePublished on September 23, 2012 by John J. Floro