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Ayelet Waldman
Birth date: December 11, 1964
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Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 2 years ago
Juliet is pregnant with her second child and trying to get her first child into a prestigious pre-school. After being rejected, Juliet sees on the news the owner has been killed in a hit-and-run. Using the skills learned as a public defender, she attempts to find a murderer, if it is a murder. The c...
100 Pages A Day...Stephanie's Book Reviews
An astonishing and surprising story of a special piece of jewelery and the lives it affected throughout it's long journey. After World War II, Lieutenant Jack Wiseman is charged to examine and organize the contents of the Hungarian Gold Train. Filled with the items that made up the lives of Hungar...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Ayelet Waldman gives us three powerful stories in Love and Treasure, linked by an art nouveau peacock pendant. The pendant changes hands all too easily, but to each owner, it comes to represent to much: long held regrets, a death bed mission, a mismatched friendship. Read the rest of my review at ...
I'll think of a damn title later
I'll think of a damn title later rated it 6 years ago
While I'm not sure "astonishing" is the word I'd use to describe these stories (I'm reminded of Louis C.K.'s excellent bit about how hyperbole has become regular speech), I'd definitely say they are excellent. Each story is good, and I'm happy to say that the established writers deliver while the un...
madbkwm
madbkwm rated it 7 years ago
I checked this out before I knew that Waldman was married to Chabon. When I figured out who she was, my expectations were elevated and so the fact that the book was only mediocre was slightly more disappointing than it otherwise would have been. I also found it to be rather repetitive. She makes s...
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