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Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Patti Mcdermott - Goodreads

For such a potentially moving subject, I felt oddly disconnected from the author's story. There is never really any deep thought or feeling, it's mostly Mother did this and we did that in response and ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Edit :: 05/06/13 :: see comment #'s 9 & 10. This book was a bit of a let down. I wanted more details and less of the narrative. I still do not have an understanding of how Mira and her sister were ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

This book was OK. I get what Mira was trying to do, and she did do it. The rooms were well thought out and did leave many impressions and were a fine introduction to the memories she shared with us ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Carolyn Stevens Shank - Goodreads

I read this book as a condemnation of our public health system's failure to deal compassionately and wisely with those who suffer the most extreme types of mental illness. Intelligence and talent do ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Linda C - Goodreads

This is another tough book to rate. Ideally, I would give it 3 1/2 stars, but settled for three, since it didn't quite qualify for the fourth star. It was beautifully written, but that might be its ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Deborah M. - Goodreads

This was a mixed bag for me. It was extremely well written by a talented author, but despite the fact that it is a memoir of the author's mother's mental illness, I found myself far more drawn to Mira ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Deborah Gray - Goodreads

This was a mixed bag for me. It was extremely well written by a talented author, but despite the fact that it is a memoir of the author's mother's mental illness, I found myself far more drawn to Mira ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Carla Ford - Goodreads

Mira Bartok and her sister had it tough, dealing with a mentally ill mother. When she became so threatening that the two girls, by then grown, actually feared for their safety, they both made the hard ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Book Him Danno - Goodreads

I have lived with and worked with Schizophrenia, I spent over two years managing apartments and working in group homes with the mentally ill while in college. I managed a home later with ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Justine - Goodreads

This was a challenging book for me. I liked the idea of a memory palace and believe I had read a review that compared this to Jeannette Wall's "The Glass Castle". I was expecting something similar ... Read full review


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