Strong Motion: A Novel
Louis Holland arrives in Boston in a spring of ecological upheaval (a rash of earthquakes on the North Shore) and odd luck: the first one kills his grandmother. Louis tries to maintain his independence, but falls in love with a Harvard seismologist whose discoveries about the earthquakes' cause complicate everything.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vguy - LibraryThing
Pretty poor. Read "The Corrections" some years back and enjoyed it as a good yarn about real people, though recall very little (not even the reason for the odd title). Here the characters are one ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Mifune - LibraryThing
Franzen writes about what he knows and never deviates too far from that. (It goes without saying that Strong Motion was probably manufactured after he’d crossed paths with earthquake seismology, and ... Read full review