The Story of a Marriage
Publish date: April 29th 2008
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, African American
another lovely book by the lyrical ASG.
I found this book to be quite silly. The characters, especially the main character Pearlie, an African American woman, are unbelievable. There are some interesting tidbits about San Francisco in the mid-fifties, but the storyline is preposterous. I had read Max Tivoli and liked it, but this book is ...
Not for me at this timeAbridged by Fiona McAlpine. Read by Adjoa Andoh.ProducerL Clive BrillBroadcast on:BBC Radio 4, 10:45pm Monday 9th August 2010Duration:15 minutesAvailable until:11:02pm Monday 16th August 2010Category:DramaA Pacificus production
"We think we know the ones we love." This is the opening line from The Story of Marriage and sets the tone of the book. Pearlie is a young woman, living with her husband and child in relative happiness. One day, a knock on the door changes everything as an old friend of her husband brings with him s...
I chose this book originally because of all the positive buzz I heard about it. I was happy to see when I received it that it was set in San Francisco. Consequently, I saved it for a month so that I could take it along with us on our anniversary trip to SF. We are here in SF now. I started it yester...
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