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Review: The Memory Palace

User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

This was really a disappointment for me. I absolutely love memoirs and I have been reading them like crazy. I desperately wanted to like this book. Mira has obviously lived a very interesting life ... 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  - Loring Wirbel - Goodreads

Word has it that certain ill-informed haters on NPR Fresh Air web site and various book review web sites have been bashing Mira and her sister for their decision to change their names at adulthood ... Read full review

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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

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User Review  - Lois - Goodreads

I read 130 Pages before deciding I'd had enough. The book just seemed to be a little too scattered for me, and not sure who it was really about. Too many minor details, besides being quite depressing ... 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

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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  - Sarah - Goodreads

In reviews this book was likened to The Glass Castle and having loved that book I was super excited to read this one. Let me tell you though that this book is no Glass Castle. In fact I think it was ... Read full review


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