A death in the family
Novel focuses on the family of seven-year-old Rufus Follett in Knoxville, Tennessee, just before and just after the fatal accident of his father, Jay. Conveys a sensitive but unsentimental portrait of childhood and the conflict between parents.
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Pretty good book, but not as good as hyped. Not an easy read mainly because it is written in a style too easy to read. Too much family for me, and I suppose that has the most to do with what I feel is ... Read full review
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