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Review: Nights in Aruba

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

I once called Holleran's Dancer from the Dance my "book soul-mate," and I still feel that way. I've since read three other books of his (including this) and his story collection, In September, the ... Read full review

Review: Nights in Aruba

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I especially liked the parts about his childhood in Aruba as well as his initial realization that he is gay. How hard that time is! Read full review

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User Review  - Kathleen O'Nan - Goodreads

I especially liked the parts about his childhood in Aruba as well as his initial realization that he is gay. How hard that time is! Read full review

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User Review  - Mel Bossa - Goodreads

Very honest and beautifully written. I wonder if he named Paul as a tribute to Paul from Sons and Lovers, because in many ways, I thought the character's relationship with his mother was very inspired ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

Not Holleran's best, but still a very enjoyable read. It reads very autobiographical. Read full review

Review: Nights in Aruba

User Review  - Goodreads

Not Holleran's best, but still a very enjoyable read. It reads very autobiographical. Read full review

Review: Nights in Aruba

User Review  - Goodreads

A grand one. Everyone is wrong about this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

A grand one. Everyone is wrong about this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Peter Lee - Goodreads

I was liking it for a good while but then it became a slog for me as Paul kept rendering all his experiences as bad and depressing; his NYC life, his searching for love, his best friend's company, his ... Read full review

Review: Nights in Aruba

User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

I liked how this novel portrayed the importance of "family" in two different settings, one's home vs. one's life away from home. Both of these tie in with the character's creation of self-identity ... Read full review

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