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Etta and Otto and Russell and James - Emma Hooper
Etta and Otto and Russell and James
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A gorgeous literary debut about an elderly woman’s last great adventure walking across Canada. A beautiful novel of pilgrimage, of fulfilling lifelong promises, of a talking coyote called James, of unlikely heroes and hundreds of papier-mâché animals…Eighty-two-year-old Etta has never seen the... show more
A gorgeous literary debut about an elderly woman’s last great adventure walking across Canada. A beautiful novel of pilgrimage, of fulfilling lifelong promises, of a talking coyote called James, of unlikely heroes and hundreds of papier-mâché animals…Eighty-two-year-old Etta has never seen the ocean. So early one morning she takes a rifle, some chocolate, and her best boot
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670067749
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Great Book Ecapes
Great Book Ecapes rated it
4.0 Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper
I am not sure how to describe this book at all, although I think it is an 'either you get it - or you don't. But here goes: This is one of the most gentlest of books that tackles ageing, dreams, lost dreams, life and realities that I have read in a long time. With a letter to start the book ther...
teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
3.0 I liked it until the very end.
Book that is getting a lot of rave reviews on Amazon on elsewhere seems like an interesting premise. Etta is 80+ old and decides she wants to take a walk. A very long walk. She leaves a note for her husband, telling him she will try to remember to come back. Oddly enough, husband Otto decides not to...
TrevorPTweedleD
TrevorPTweedleD rated it
3.0 Etta and Otto and Russell and James
Received a copy of Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper through the First Reads Giveaway program in exchange for an honest review "We were at a party. One girl said I was like her grandmother, now dead. I told her I'm nobody's grandmother and I'm not dead, and she said that made it per...
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