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Slow Motion (Harvest Book) - Dani Shapiro
Slow Motion (Harvest Book)
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Dani Shapiro, a young woman from a deeply religious home, became the girlfriend of a famous and flamboyant married attorney-her best friend's stepfather. The moment Lenny Klein entered her life, everything changed: she dropped out of college, began drinking, and neglected her friends and family.... show more
Dani Shapiro, a young woman from a deeply religious home, became the girlfriend of a famous and flamboyant married attorney-her best friend's stepfather. The moment Lenny Klein entered her life, everything changed: she dropped out of college, began drinking, and neglected her friends and family. But then came a phone call-an accident on a snowy road had left her parents critically injured. Forced to reconsider her life, Shapiro learned to re-enter the world she had left. Telling of a life nearly ruined by the gift of beauty, and then saved through tragedy, Shapiro's memoir is a beautiful account of how a life gone terribly wrong can be rescued through tragedy.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156008471 (0156008475)
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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sarah
sarah rated it
3.0 Dani Shapiro: Slow Motion
I liked this book, it was a quick and exciting read. I agree with other reviewers that it had many problems: first, by leaving out some important personal history (i.e. her first marriage), I think we get the wrong idea about who the author is in this book. Secondly, it is pretty much the story of h...
sad strumpet jenny
sad strumpet jenny rated it
3.0
I might have liked this more because I heard the author read a few excerpts on NPR. By the end I was almost burnt out on reading about her. But it was an absorbing, affecting read.
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