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User Review  - librarianshannon - LibraryThing

Another book I picked up because of the cover: "The National Bestseller" and a silver emblem "National Book Award Finalist." This one should be on my bookshelf, though I had never heard of it or the ... Read full review

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User Review  - artistlibrarian - LibraryThing

Another book I picked up because of the cover: "The National Bestseller" and a silver emblem "National Book Award Finalist." This one should be on my bookshelf, though I had never heard of it or the ... Read full review

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User Review  - suesbooks - LibraryThing

I read this a second time, as I have to lead a book group for this work. On second reading, I'm still very impressed with the writing, but was disappointed that I was able to discover very little symbolism. Read full review

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User Review  - suesbooks - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed the writing style of this book. There is very little action, but such telling descriptions of many of the characters I felt I knew them. This book showed many of the dimensions involved when living in a very restricted Orthodox community. Read full review

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User Review  - claudiabowman - LibraryThing

I really enjoy Goodman's stories about religious Jews, and this one was esp interesting since the community was different from the ones I've been exposed to. However, there were too many storylines going on at once. Read full review


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