All We Ever Wanted Was Everything
Publish date: May 27th 2008
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Pages no: 401
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
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Funny that this was billed as a great beach read - I like my escapist reads to be a bit less populated with unlikable characters and relentlessly dire situations, no matter how comic. The three women in the family were well drawn and interesting in a train wreck kind of way, but the father/husband w...
It's books like this that remind me why reading is such a pleasure!A woman and her two daughters come together to cope with the aftermath of her husband of nearly 30 years suddenly leaving. Over the course of the summer, the three realize that they have absolutely no idea how to comfort each other ...
If I didn't have this unnatural need to finish books that I start, I might not have finished this. I know you are supposed to stick your characters up trees and throw rocks at them, but I found this book distressing and depressing. I was not unsympathetic to the mother and her situation, and I felt ...
In All We Ever Wanted Was Everything, Janelle Brown introduces us to a family during their summer of one crisis after another. After 29 years of marriage, Janice Miller is stunned to learn, on the day her husband's Silicon Valley company makes a successful first stock offering, that he won't be comi...
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