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This book got my attention early and kept throughout. Some of the characters were realistic, some not so much. Read morePublished 1 day ago by lbsr
I enjoyed reading this book. Sounded real, except till the end when it seems like a life of someone we know.Published 3 days ago by J. L. Mehta
I really enjoy the author's descriptive yet understandable writing. Alice, the main character, is very interesting and personable. Read morePublished 8 days ago by HK900
The first third was a little slow, the second third was better, the last third dragged. She whined a lot, she was a doormat, and knowing it was based on Laura Bush made me wonder... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Talitha J. Walke
Wonderful book! Great story! Loved all of the characters. Hated to see it end.Published 21 days ago by D. Hardy
Wasn't sure about this one, at first. But I'd heard good things and so gave it a try. Not disappointed. A pleasant, afternoon read.Published 28 days ago by CityReader
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|Thinly disguised hit piece on Laura Bush?||
1. Curtis Sittenfield is a female.
2. It's fiction. And Sittenfield is a gifted writer. I will definitely buy it-can't wait!
Jul 8, 2008 by Sharina | See all 40 posts
|Read it First||
I can't believe I read the whole thing! But glad I did. Alice's character was puzzling. I would have never even dated Charlie because of his arrogance, and after I met his condescending family (especially Maj), would never have dated him. Sittenfeld CAN write. Just when I thought things were... Read More
Mar 17, 2009 by nana27 | See all 4 posts
|how clean is this book?||
There is. I was flipping through it and there are some situations of that nature. Hope that helps!
Aug 6, 2010 by Jacob's Mama | See all 4 posts