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User Review  - Borg-mx5 - LibraryThing

Kidder has an incredible style. His personal narratives are compelling and fascinating. Here he views an everyday small town and makes you care about the lives of those he chronicles. Read full review

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User Review  - molliewatts - LibraryThing

An in-depth analysis of a community and the people who sustain it. Kidder uses government documents and anecdotes told personally to him to tell the story of Northampton, Massachusetts through the ... Read full review

Review: Home Town

User Review  - Denise - Goodreads

Excellent writing, intimately drawn characterizations. Had to constantly remind myself it was nonfiction. I liked it because I generally like small-town stories; Northampton, Massachusetts was the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

I read this when I lived there so it was fun to connect being there with the book. Read full review

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User Review  - Kris Munson - Goodreads

Tracy Kidder lives near the town of Northampton, Mass. I too lived there, after growing up in California. My husband and I transferred there, and fell in love with the place. We spent a year living in ... Read full review

Review: Home Town

User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

Another good work of nonfiction by Tracy Kidder, an alum of the Iowa Writer's Workshop. An old, historic town in the east (Jonathon Edwards preached here), Northampton, is the "main character" that ... Read full review

Review: Home Town

User Review  - marcus miller - Goodreads

I was asked to read Home Town and after the first couple of pages I realized I had read it before. It was good enough I decided to finish reading it the second time. Kidder takes us to Northampton, MA ... Read full review

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User Review  - Keith Rackley - Goodreads

Kidder paints a detailed picture of a north-eastern town through overlapping mini-biographies of ordinary people. He adds a good measure of historical research, social and moral commentary, and his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Crystal - Goodreads

This is my first Tracy Kidder read, I'd like to read more, it's written so well and with a lot of humor and honesty which I appreciate. Pressed for time here, I wholeheartedly agree with M Norton's ... Read full review

Review: Home Town

User Review  - Melissa Norton - Goodreads

A vivid, detailed and thoughtful social history of Northampton, Massachusetts, Home Town is vintage Tracy Kidder. He traces the ordinary lives of several residents, deftly interlacing history and ... Read full review


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