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And very little of it is actually necessary to get to the point of the story.
I grew up with a father but nonetheless the young woman's yearning, as she looked for love in her life, resonated so much with me.
As for the main plotline itself -- Mayan's search for the father who abandoned her as a child -- it's too drawn out.
I enjoy Mona Simpsons books for the same reason I am lukewarm about this one. Character development is always well done and the stories are in depth. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kelly Sims
Mona Simpson's somewhat autobigraphical novel.
She is the sister of Steve Jobs. Both were adopted.
Gives some insight into her reaction to that situation
I loved this book. It created a whole world I fell into for about a week. I grew up with a father but nonetheless the young woman's yearning, as she looked for love in her life,... Read morePublished on December 26, 2009 by Lara N. Cardamone
M. Simpson is one of the most intelligent, lyrical and emotionally-profound writers working today. This book is about an obsession that drives a young woman's life, an obsession... Read morePublished on August 15, 2009 by A reader
The writing is insightful and beautiful. Some of it reads like prose. The writer has developed since "Anywhere But Here" and this book is magnificent on a different level than... Read morePublished on August 4, 2008 by I. Smith