Digging to America
Publish date: May 2nd 2006
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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3.5 Stars. I listedn to this book on audio and "read" it for book club. I honestly am not sure how to rate this book. I was often irritated at the cliched use of stereotypes and the way Ms. Tyler did not know her characters but she instead relied on stereotypes to draw and paint her characters pe...
Not sure just what compelled me to catch a hold of this one as a secondhander back in Jan 2009 but I'll give it a go. It says in the blurb that it is an International Bestseller but only 1 flister has marked it as read, and that result was a 4*.Let us see...At eight o'clock in the evening, the Balti...
288 pages of absolutely no story, boring characters and just poor writing. The emphasis of this novel is on subtlety, if by that you mean that nothing actually happens then yes, that would be an accurate description.Seriously, I finished each chapter and thought to myself: "so what actually happened...
A story of cultural difference, fitting in (and not) and trying too hard not to offend. In America, an Iranian and an American Guardian-reading (or equivalent) family adopt Korean girls on the same day, and thus three generations of both families are drawn together, despite their differences in life...
Digging to America is a wonderful tale of two families who each adopt a girl from Korea. The characters are described lovingly but with tongue in cheek, making the reader immediately care for these quirky people. I couldn't put the book down once I started it. For one thing my husband and I have con...
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