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Robert Penn Warren
Birth date: April 24, 1905
Died: September 15, 1989
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: published-2015, radio-4, nonfiction, winter-20152016, dec-2015-free-for-all, forest, britain-wales, wales-black-mountains, how-to, art-forms Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from December 10 to 26, 2015 BOTWhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06s8716Description: In 2012, Robe...
Blogs Don't Burn
Blogs Don't Burn rated it 6 years ago
Warren is clearly out to impress with this novel, and mostly he does so, unfortunately at the cost of that evasive final stretch of insightfulness and humanity that separates the very good from the great: the feather in the cap of any novel that aims to be especially rewarding for dealing with the v...
kennethjmcginnis rated it 7 years ago
Confuzzled Books
Confuzzled Books rated it 7 years ago
My husband read this years before me and thought the author, Robert Penn Warren was too descriptive. I agree that some spots were descriptive but there was beauty in the words that made the book likable. I really felt for the main character Jack Burden, especially the flashback of his first love. ...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 8 years ago
The title is a misnomer. Not that there aren't some wonderful stories here, but they were never really chosen because they're the best American short stories of the 20th century. Rather, these are Updike's 56 picks out of the 2,000 stories originally chosen in the 84 volumes of a yearly anthology pu...
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