Publish date: September 16th 2008
Pages no: 275
Edition language: English
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Super boring. He should stick to non-fiction.
I enjoyed it. Klosterman gets a bit annoying at times with his nicknames (why does everyone in town have one? Really? And how come some of them get their nicknames as kids and others as adults? What were they called before they were christianed with the nickname?) and all of his early 80s refere...
Downtown Owl is the story of three people who live in a small town called Owl, ND. The story is comprised of a high school student, Mitch "Vanna" who is a QB for a football team and never quite fits in, Julia a young college grad who is now a local history teacher and a widower, Horace who spends hi...
Having trouble falling into it. The characters are supposed to be funny and quirky, I guess, but I remain unengaged.
I'm so angry with myself for ignoring the clues that this was going to be my absolutely most hated storyline: a bunch of unrelated stuff happens to a group of loosely related people, then there's suddenly a horrible catastrophe. Or to quote my two line review of the movie, "Magnolia": "Everyone is v...