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'Waveland' is an excellent book, well written and touching. Hurricane Katrina has just come through the Mississippi Gulf Coast adding stress to a group of people already stressed... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Binky McGee
Barthelme has long crafted the very best stories and novels, and his most recent is no exception. Word for word, line by line, this book cuts.Published on September 14, 2011 by Mark Twain
What a cast of characters: Gail a ditsy gal of the times, Vaughn her ex whom she has asked to leave after twenty years, Greta his new amour, who may or may not have shot her... Read morePublished on September 5, 2010 by M. D. Edwards
"Waveland" is a modest novel, yet its protagonist grapples with the meaning of life, and the nature of love and family bonds. Vaughn is likable and has a fine sense of ethics. Read morePublished on June 29, 2010 by algo41
One of the blurbs on the back cover says "one the surface, nothing terribly significant appears to happen." This refers to different book, but the same can be said. Read morePublished on September 7, 2009 by Alex Scorpio
Other reviewers have already noted the key character descriptions and plot elements, so I won't spend time on those in this review. Read morePublished on September 1, 2009 by T. V. OBrien