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The book is filled with old history, and the now! It brings a lens to magnify the oft interwoven yet complex life of siblings, and the general pecking order within families! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Brad Weaver
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Marina Lewycka's A short History of Tractors in the Ukrainian is an interesting variation on the immigrant story. It has a reputation as a funny book. Read more
I bought this book because it was recommended by friends who told me it was very funny. 'Funny' is quite subjective and everyone has their own sense of humor. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Michelle
Weaving together stories of the past and present into a interesting and enjoyable story, this book is an interesting story of a family disrupted and their past experience of WWII.Published 5 months ago by lizliz
Great story! Very funny and a good read for those who are interested in anything related to immigration, women's studies, and eccentric family dynamics.Published 5 months ago by Jenn
A terrific story of siblings dealing with one parent when the other dies.Published 6 months ago by Delores F. Carson
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Over and over again I laughed. The plot is interesting and the characters believable for the most part. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dogmom510
What a wonderful storyteller. Set in England, the book had me reading with a permanent smile on my face & in fits of laughter as the family stories unfold. I loved every word.Published 7 months ago by Marysia