Marjorie Morningstar

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Doubleday, 1955 - Fiction - 565 pages
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Marjorie Morningstar is a love story. It presents one of the greatest characters in modern fiction: Marjorie, the pretty seventeen-year-old who left the respectability of New York's Central Park West to join the theater, live in the teeming streets of Greenwich Village, and seek love in the arms of a brilliant, enigmatic writer. In this memorable novel, Herman Wouk, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, has created a story as universal, as sensitive, and as unmistakably authentic as any ever told.

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The plot is fun, the writing is better. - Goodreads
I was a little disappointed in the ending. - Goodreads
Character development at its finest! - Goodreads
I loved the tone and the pace of the book. - Goodreads
The type is small and hard to read against this paper. - Goodreads
His skill of character development is unrivaled. - Goodreads

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User Review  - sandra.k.heinzman - LibraryThing

I read this book in high school and liked it; 45 years later I loved it. I read half and listened to the second half and loved the narration. It is one of my all- time favorite books and I really like ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aubrey Chaves - Goodreads

I feel like I have to give five stars to any book that makes me think so hard about big topics even though I didn't enjoy a lot of the book. Also- it has one of my favorite last lines of all time ... Read full review

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About the author (1955)

Herman Wouk began his career as a gag writer for radio comedians in New York City in 1934. He has won numerous awards for his work, including the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for the classic "The Caine Mutiny." Other bestsellers include "Marjorie Morningstar, The Winds of War, War and Remembrance, The Hope, " and "The Glory." He lives in California and Georgetown.

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