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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

I love southern fiction and this series has been on my tbr for quite some time. Unfortunately, it fell flat for me and did not live up to my expectations. The setting in Virginia's Blue Ridge ... Read full review

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

Ave Maria Mulligan is the pharmacist in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Her mother was born in Italy which makes her quite different from most of the local population. She is quite active in the community ... Read full review

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User Review  - TeenieLee - LibraryThing

I am so sick of female characters who are confused with their lives and themselves and have to stomp off when someone is trying to tell them something. I think miscommunication is a weak plot point ... Read full review

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User Review  - mirrani - LibraryThing

I got this book because it was, in some ways, a local read for me. My family comes from both North Carolina and Virginia and some members have mountain ties, so I am very familiar with the culture and ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

It's 1978 in the small town of Big Stone Gap in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, and thirty-five year old Ave Maria Mulligan is a “ferriner" not just because her mother is Italian. Her best ... Read full review

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User Review  - mzonderm - LibraryThing

I started this book with high hopes; I'd heard such good things about Trigiani's other books (especially Lucia, Lucia). But I was more than a little disappointed. I found the writing to be trite, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - kellyoliva - LibraryThing

Big Stone Gap is an easy, amusing read with quirky, memorable characters. However, it does lack the momentum of an exceptional story that leaves the reader completely satisfied. It is easy to love Ave ... Read full review

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User Review  - Florence (Lefty) MacIntosh - Goodreads

Rate 3.5 - This is such a sweet enjoyable read, chalk full of great humour and wonderfully eccentric characters. The main one, Ave Maria Mulligan is okay but I prefer the supporting cast. Her best ... Read full review


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