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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

From the book jacket: Mr Ives has a successful career in advertising, a wife and two children, and believes he has achieved the typical American dream. But that is shattered when his son Robert is ... Read full review

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User Review  - ctpress - LibraryThing

“Glorious life ending. There must have been a moment when his son had gasped for air, the last time, as Jesus must. But as Jesus had risen, he wanted his son to rise up, organs and spirit and mind ... Read full review

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User Review  - Donna828 - LibraryThing

This melancholy book is not the one to read if you want a warm, fuzzy kind of Christmas read. In fact, Christmas serves as the yearly reminder of a sad time in the Ives family. A few days before ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katethegreyt - LibraryThing

Just finished reading this novel that I probably purchased about 12 years ago. Decided to read some previously unread Christmas stories and this is the second one. The other one was - a romance ... Read full review

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User Review  - 1morechapter - LibraryThing

Mr. Ives’ Christmas by Oscar Hijuelos was a Pulitzer finalist in 1996. Hijuelos had also previously won the Pulitzer in 1990 for The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. Mr. Ives seems to have almost the ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookheaven - LibraryThing

Very good story but sad. Read full review


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