Apples and Oranges: My Brother and Me, Lost and Found
Publish date: May 13th 2008
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages no: 268
Edition language: English
I have mixed feelings about this book. Many of the stories were of her family in general, not specifically about her relationship with her brother. She complained too many times about wanting to be in NYC instead of with her brother on the apple farms in Washington. I don't think she would have t...
I just couldn't warm to this book. As far as memoirs go, it really didn't work for me, and I found that frustrating. I thought that the best parts of the book were those that involved Marie Brenner's reporting skills, such as relating the complicated histories of preceding generations of her family ...