Strong Motion: A Novel
Louis Holland arrives in Boston in a spring of ecological upheaval (a rash of earthquakes on the North Shore) and odd luck: the first one kills his grandmother. Louis tries to maintain his independence, but falls in love with a Harvard seismologist whose discoveries about the earthquakes' cause complicate everything.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vguy - LibraryThing
Pretty poor. Read "The Corrections" some years back and enjoyed it as a good yarn about real people, though recall very little (not even the reason for the odd title). Here the characters are one ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - oldblack - LibraryThing
I enjoyed this book very much. I really find a strong empathy with Franzen's cynical perspective on America, families, religion, relationships, etc. He has a very perceptive eye on American society ... Read full review