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User Review  - traumleben - LibraryThing

Told in the first person, Augie March is an autodidact who comes of age in Depression-era Chicago. He bumps along from experience to experience, working at the fringes and sometimes engaged in ... Read full review

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User Review  - kishields - LibraryThing

If you can get through the first 200 pages, things definitely start to pick up. Long, sprawling story of half a life--who knows where Augie would ultimately go? The book is just what its title ... Read full review

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

The bildungsroman of a fatherless fellow from privation drifting through jobs, women, and war. Bellow draws very contrasting themes -- longing and belonging, poverty and wealth, love and loss, with a comic undertow. Read full review

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User Review  - growl - LibraryThing

This book took me a while to get into. Once he starts working for his brother it picked up a bit and when he travels to Mexico I really enjoyed it. I was disappointed with the ending, but I guess that ... Read full review


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