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Missing Mom - Joyce Carol Oates
Missing Mom
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4.00 10
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060816216 (006081621X)
Publisher: Ecco
Edition language: English
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Ceilidh-Tripping the write fantastic
Ceilidh-Tripping the write fantastic rated it
5.0 Living and Dying
So, I've been off BL for a long, long time. A lot has happened, I got pregnant and had a daughter. My mom got sick and passed away. I had to clear out and sell my childhood home and all the contents while trying to balance all of that and my full time job. It's been...something. For a while, not l...
Books as Furniture
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3.0 Missing Mom
I was emotionally invested in this reading (and listening experience), caught up in the upheaval of loss and recovery, as bewildered as the characters by the effects of grief, only to have all of that apparently minimized by a gift-wrapped, no-loose-ends conclusion. In this reading, I saw myself wi...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it
I'm not sure I want to finish reading it. I just hate her voice.. I found myself kept on skipping parts just to rush it, so I took a peek on the ending and call it a day :(
ellaminnowpea rated it
This is admittedly not one of Oates' stronger novels. I enjoyed it, though, as someone who has lost her mother. As an exploration of grief, it was interesting; as a novel, it was just okay.
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