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I love Curtis Sittenfeld's other books and went into this book with fairly high, although not unrealistic expectations. the first third was OK....after that, it DRAGGED. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Jennifer Tucker
The first half of the book is fine, well-written and interesting. However, once the plot gets too close to the real-life inspirations to the main characters, the book turns into... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Debbie
I truly enjoyed this moving portrait of a woman pulled headlong by the forces of tragedy, love and history. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Mulubirhan Kidan Kassahun
This was an annoying book that never got off the ground. It was an unbelievable work of fiction. I read about 75% before I realized I was insulting myself.Published 7 days ago by Julie M. Hemmings
I didn't read any reviews before I read this book so I can honestly say that I had no expectations. I read Prep a few years ago and thought I'd try another novel by Curtis... Read morePublished 8 days ago by cdc0108
This is a story based on Laura Bush's life. I finished it, but am not sure why. Joyce Carol Oates reviewed it for the NY Times Book Review. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Amazon Customer
I finished it only because of the price I paid. I think it was the life of the Bush Dynasty and boring. 3 star is stretching it.Published 12 days ago by Sharon A Pankey
I am looking for my next novel by this author. Loved the book-- easy to read but so well written.Published 29 days ago by Marian W. Strug
While some of the writing is quite accomplished and the final third of the work is quite gripping, I found this novel to be over-long and tedious, particularly the first half. Read morePublished 1 month ago by AC