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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Lamott infuses this peripatetic story of a woman's struggles after a divorce with the same quirky brand of Christianity she explored in her wildly popular memoir, Traveling Mercies (1999).When Mattie finally accepts that her marriage to the charming but unfaithful Nicholas is over, she moves her two children, Harry (six) and Ella (two), back into the house where she grew up because it's free ... Read full review

Review: Blue Shoe

Editorial Review - - Jami Edwards

Anne Lamott is a breath of fresh air. Whether she's writing nonfiction or fiction, she always seems to be writing Truth. It's not the Truth of the daily news or some ponderous philosophy. It's just Real Life, but real life with a fabulous sense of humor and an appreciation for life's little ironies. It's also real life told with honesty, which is not always the same thing as Truth. BLUE SHOE ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - trisha1 - LibraryThing

A peek into the life of a character who is coping with her marriage unravelling, her mother changing and the experiences of being single with kids. There are funny, touching, and sad moments in this ... Read full review


User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Lamott's fans will not be disappointed with this new novel, her sixth. Her heroine, Mattie Ryder, has problems-nothing earthshaking, just the painful kind that nibble at her self-esteem. She has ... Read full review

Blue Shoe

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Lamott's use of language allows us to see the smallest details from a fresh perspective, and her stories of motherhood and faith never fail to entertain and move us, all within the tightly wound ... Read full review

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