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Among the Ten Thousand Things: A Novel - Julia Pierpont
Among the Ten Thousand Things: A Novel
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812995220 (0812995228)
ASIN: 0812995228
Publisher: Random House
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Thewanderingjew rated it
2.0 Unnecessary and excessive use of explicit "dirty talk" diminished the book's quality for me. The point could have been made without it.
Among the ten thousand things, Julia Pierpont, author, Hillary Huber, narrator When the book began, I was stunned by the extent of filthy language and graphic sexual descriptions used. I almost stopped listening, but instead, I decided to look up some of the reviews to see if there was a warning abo...
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3.5 Among the Ten Thousand Things
I picked this book from NetGalley because it was for fans of Jennifer Egan, Jonathan Franzen, Lorrie Moore and Curtis Sittenfeld, and I am a fan of all of them. Despite how much I love them, though, they can occasionally tip the scales with a too-precious, self-consious style. This book has received...
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2.0 Among the Ten Thousand Things
Among the Ten Thousand Things, the debut novel by Julia Pierpont, has a beautiful cover, an intriguing title, an emotional premise, and a strong beginning. Unfortunately, the rest of the book for me does not quite live up to the promise of the beginning. Be warned, that Part 2 is a spoiler – it tell...
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2.0 Among The Ten Thousand Things
What did I think? NOT the book for me. It was rather depressing and it just seemed overly busy. Besides a family in torment, not much else going on. I need a bowl of laughs right about now to lighten the mood. Nah. This didn't work for me. One more tiny, incredibly annoying fact: I'm not exactly ...
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3.0 Among the Ten Thousand Things by Julia Pierpont
I had a really hard time with this one. Half way through it sort of lost me, and while I found the plot again fairly quickly, I just didn't understand why the middle section was there at all.The story follows a family as they deal with a husband/father that has not been faithful - and they find out ...
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