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Elizabeth

Thanks, Barbara. I always LOVE reading recommendations. I will put in another kudo for Revolutionary Road. I "discovered" it several years ago and wondered why I had never heard of it -- some of the most incredible writing ever. I remember, especially, a scene where the main character is in his office -- the description of the office floor, the cubicles, etc. was perfect. I'm so glad you mentioned the Mary Oliver book -- I had read about it and forgot about it!
Thanks!

Becca

Thanks for the recommendations! I've got Bridge of Sighs at the top of my reading list, and I didn't know Mary Oliver had a new book out.

As for Anita Shreve's work, I agree completely. When she's good she's very good, and when she's not - well, you know the rest :)

Barbara

Elizabeth - thanks for the back up kudo for Revolutionary Rd.
Becca - And Body Surfing didn't hold its early promise. Not a good ending.

Jo

i read anita shreve's "light on snow" in less than 3 days! i just couldn't put it down! (and it's not usually my type of book - written in the 1st person and from the point of view of a child). i haven't had much luck with her other books as of yet & i'm a bit disappointed! i did the same with luanne rice's "beach girls" and have had the same results with her others books! (also a disappointment!)

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