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Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - Patrice - Goodreads

A friend suggested this book to me after her trip to San Francisco. It took a while to adjust to her writing but I did enjoy the character development. In the end I really appreciated the examination of Inez's father and his brand of parenting. Read full review

Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - Barbara Berkeley - Goodreads

Stunning coming of age novel set in 70s california Read full review

Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - Leah - Goodreads

Very moving Read full review

Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

ETA: The cover of this book is amazing (I just stared at it for like a minute, completely entranced) and it's done by Rodrigo Corral, my #3 in book cover design. It's probably what made me pick up the ... Read full review

Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - Lori Cipro - Goodreads

Such a well written and excellent story. I loved this book and these characters. Synopsis For the Ruin family in 1970s California, as described by the precocious young Inez, life is complex. Her ... Read full review

Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - Sarahliz - Goodreads

I grabbed this off the shelf at the library somewhat randomly. Some combination of the colors of the cover and the title caught my eye. I'm glad I did, though. In many ways it's a typical coming of ... Read full review

Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

I cannot say enough good things about this book. The author's use of 1970s Southern California moves beyond a backdrop and becomes a secondary and necessary character for understanding the dynamics of ... Read full review

Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - Deb - Goodreads

I read this in California while visiting my sister. Really captured a particular time and place for me. The dark side of CA culture and dysfunctional families.... Read full review

Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - bob - Goodreads

i wanted to live in this book. hope it's never made into a movie. Read full review

Review: The Ruins of California

User Review  - Chanomi - Goodreads

Luckily, I judged this book by its cover...I had never heard of the author and the cover caught my eye in a bookstore. The book is brilliant, just brilliant. Martha Sherrill has a beautiful way with ... Read full review


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