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MAINE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Everyone has dark secrets. It's why God invented confession and booze, two balms frequently employed in Sullivan's well-wrought sophomore effort.Alice Brennan is Irish American through and through, the daughter of a cop, a good Catholic girl so outwardly pure that she's a candidate for the papacy. But Alice, more than that, is an Irish rose, "one of the most special young women out there, just ... Read full review

Review: Maine

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Kathy Weissman

Maine isn't a pushover; the state has character and gumption. That's why I love it. J. Courtney Sullivan evidently does, too, for she's located her new novel in Cape Neddick, near Ogunquit, where the Kelleher family has owned a piece of land (won on a bet) since 1945. Here the 83yearold matriarch, Alice, spends summers, irritably and sometimes competitively babysat by one branch or another of her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Book Concierge - Goodreads

Book on CD narrated by Ann Marie Lee Three generations of Kelleher women descend on the family's beach-front property one summer. The four women around whom the story revolves have little in common ... Read full review

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User Review  - Goodreads

Book on CD narrated by Ann Marie Lee Three generations of Kelleher women descend on the family's beach-front property one summer. The four women around whom the story revolves have little in common ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melodie - Goodreads

Three generations of family struggle with their expectations,desires and relationships with one another. Points of view are Alice the matriarch,daughter Kathleen,daughter in-law Ann Marie and grand ... Read full review

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User Review  - Goodreads

Three generations of family struggle with their expectations,desires and relationships with one another. Points of view are Alice the matriarch,daughter Kathleen,daughter in-law Ann Marie and grand ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

I thought a book with the title "Maine" would portray the state as an integral part of the story. However, this book could have taken place anywhere. The author did little to set the story in Maine ... Read full review

Review: Maine

User Review  - Goodreads

I thought a book with the title "Maine" would portray the state as an integral part of the story. However, this book could have taken place anywhere. The author did little to set the story in Maine ... Read full review

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User Review  - K - Goodreads

I had an odd reaction to this book. I have so many criticisms, and yet I found it surprisingly engaging in spite of its flaws. I wouldn't quite give it three stars -- it was way too flawed for that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Goodreads

I had an odd reaction to this book. I have so many criticisms, and yet I found it surprisingly engaging in spite of its flaws. I wouldn't quite give it three stars -- it was way too flawed for that ... Read full review

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All reviews - 62
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