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Girlchild - Tupelo Hassman
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3.67 15
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781780871042 (178087104X)
Publisher: Quercus
Pages no: 326
Edition language: English
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Overdue rated it
I loved this. it reminded me of an early Kingsolver, The Bean Family? Anyway, I loved that and I loved this. Hassman, a new author, has a strong voice, very honest, not innocent,but true.Although this daughter of poverty, Rory Dawn, is not a unique character, she is so charismatic, I am so taken wit...
Dor Does Books
Dor Does Books rated it
4.0 Girlchild
There are many reasons why I pick a book up and this one was brought home because of the praise from Heather O'Neill, whose Lullabies for Little Criminals I read last year, on the front. The fact Ms O'Neill praises it will give you a better idea of what you're in for with this book than the blurb do...
snark (reading) lady
snark (reading) lady rated it
"Girlchild" is about Rory Dawn, the self-proclaimed "feebleminded daughter of a feebleminded daughter," and yet the first word I'm filled with when thinking of how to describe this book is "smart."And there is so much more: heartbreaking and honest, fearless and unique, well-written and interesting,...
ellaminnowpea rated it
This was really just not my cup of tea. Reading this made me understand why some jerks out there believe MFA programs are ruining American literature. I really disliked the voice that Hassman chose to use for her main character, a young girl named Rory who is growing up in a trailer park in Nevada. ...
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