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Andre Dubus III
Birth date: September 11, 1959
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runner rated it 5 years ago
Now don't get me wrong this is not a bad book and I can see why there are so many 5 star reviews. It's a warts and all story about Andre Debus 111 and his somewhat chaotic, violent and erratic life from a skinny frightened youth to a violent drug induced teenager and finally an author and writer of ...
bobsburgers23 rated it 5 years ago
It was ok, I was really only very engaged at the climax of the book. Otherwise the book was depressing without having any novel meaning for me.
pseudolibrary rated it 7 years ago
Let the author's middle initials be a lesson. These are stories of stumbling small-towners and troublemakers. There are more than a few criminals. It's in dialect, but it's fast-paced. It feels like all the buildings Pancake takes you through are falling apart, and so are the characters' lives. It's...
sarah rated it 7 years ago
This book was one of the most satisfying modern tragedies I have ever read. Dubus's prose is both very good and (mostly) unobtrusive. Because I couldn't anticipate the ending, I had to keep reading, and then I couldn't stop even when a the situation moved to a point from which it clearly couldn't be...
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Url Phantomhive rated it 7 years ago
The premise was good, and I liked the title as well. Unfortunately, those were like the only positive aspects I recall from reading the book. It is about the people who had chance-meetings with the terrorists who later hijacked the planes on 9/11. But it was so boring. It took me a lot of discipli...
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