Just unpacking boxes of books, and found this gem in my "Lady Lit Box", right next to Barbara Kingsolver's Animal Dreams. (Loyd, sigh. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Vivacia K
I Loved it! Took me back to my Polish roots and reminded me of my mom.
Lots of good memories.
I love this author. She has a way of making experiences real. She's from the North East where I used to live so everything is very familiar.Published on April 14, 2013 by me
Set in a Polish-American community in western Massachusetts, this novel follows Milewski as she tries to come to terms with her father. Read morePublished on October 31, 2011 by LH422
a beautiful book illustrating the character of the Polish family and growing up as immagrants trying to make anew life while remaining true to our parents lifes. Read morePublished on January 1, 2011 by Kathleen Kusmirek
Hoopi Shoopi Donna is a nice little tale about Polish American Donna Mileweski who finds her personal redemption through, what else, polka music. Read morePublished on May 4, 2010 by Tom
I've just begun this book, but I find the author's use of long sentences (sometimes a page long), difficult to read. It's easy to forget her point. Read morePublished on September 2, 2003
Shea not only tells an amazing story, but she also has the ability to make the ordinary parts of daily life seem interesting. Read morePublished on June 26, 2002 by Judith Miller
Suzanne Strempek Shea deserves all the acclaim she has received for "Hoopi Shoopi Donna." This is a very satisfying coming-of-age story of a woman who just happens to be... Read morePublished on March 24, 2002