Fin & Lady
Publish date: September 25th 2013
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Pages no: 405
Edition language: English
A friend told me the best book on the civil war was Killer Angels so I decided to read it and I am glad. It is amazingly well written, well read and informative. This book could probably not have been written today. It is openly honest and not always politically correct. It is a magnificent portraya...
I have some of my own (very vague) memories of 1960s New York City--I arrived there in the spring of 1964, just like Fin, although he's more than a decade older than I am; the novel's setting is an absolute sweet spot for me, and was definitely part of its appeal. The Hadleys' New York wasn't mine, ...
I'm thinking 4 stars for this one. I liked it more and more as it continued. More to come.
I say this all the time, but I am sucker for a good coming-of-age tale. Give a kid a difficult time that forces him or her to deal with things too quickly, set it in the recent past, and I readily present my heartstrings for you to tug at will. This book has all of those elements: By the time he's e...
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