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Lincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders
Lincoln in the Bardo
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The captivating first novel by the best-selling, National Book Award nominee George Saunders, about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the dawn of the Civil WarOn February 22, 1862, two days after his death, Willie Lincoln was laid to rest in a marble crypt in a... show more
The captivating first novel by the best-selling, National Book Award nominee George Saunders, about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the dawn of the Civil WarOn February 22, 1862, two days after his death, Willie Lincoln was laid to rest in a marble crypt in a Georgetown cemetery. That very night, shattered by grief, Abraham Lincoln arri
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812995343 (0812995341)
ASIN: 812995341
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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4.5 Wow, I've Never Read Anything Like This
Most amazing narration with 166 different people, stars, musicians, family. Their unique voices and characters make this a most unusual and fascinating story. I admit to being a bit lost in the beginning till the time line clicked in my head and I understood the voices POV. The characters kept refer...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 Lincoln in the Bardo
Lincoln in the Bardo is a fascinating, unique and mesmerizing reading experience and I have to admit I have never read anything quite like it. Saunders takes the reader on a journey to the bardo, a kind of "in-between-place", where the souls of the dead, who have unfinished business on earth, ling...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
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2.0 Lincoln in the Bardo
I don't understand why everyone loves this except me. I guess it's just one of those things in life. I thought it was too nonsensical to read for fun. This is something that maybe you would read in school and break down each part to get the deeper meaning. I didn't feel any of the emotions I was...
Words, Words, Words
Words, Words, Words rated it
4.5 Lincoln in the Bardo - by George Saunders
It would seem convenient, career-wise, for George Saunders to have found a novel in him after the success of Tenth of December, but if timing makes Lincoln in the Bardo seem shrewd, the writing inside will assure you that it was, in fact, inspired. I'm not sure why I try to temper my enthusiasm fo...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0 A boy goes to a graveyard and the president shows up
Apparently this audio book has over 160 actors, and I would believe it. To be honest, I wanted the audio version because Don Cheadle was one of the performers.He's the only reason I watched part of Iron Man something or other. But, the handsome and talented Cheadle aside, this book. This book. This ...
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