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The Wisdom of Hair - Kim Boykin
The Wisdom of Hair
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Kim Boykin,Paperback, English-language edition,Pub by Penguin Group (USA)
Kim Boykin,Paperback, English-language edition,Pub by Penguin Group (USA)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425261057 (0425261050)
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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misfitgeek
misfitgeek rated it
1.5 The Wisdom of Hair? Are you kidding me?
I really tried to like this book but just couldn’t. Aside from a very few entertaining scenes, I found it to be pages and pages of mind-numbing drivel. In my opinion, the plot was weak and the characters were poorly developed and, generally, unlikeable. The story skipped around a lot and was, in ...
Adriana Reads
Adriana Reads rated it
4.0 The Wisdom of Hair
The protagonist of this charming debut novel, Zora, goes to beauty school in 1983. As it happens, I also went to beauty school in 1983, so how could I not read this book! Ms. Boykin created some fairly compelling characters, and I could totally see myself making the same choices Zora made, particu...
Dianne
Dianne rated it
3.0 The Wisdom of Hair
“The problem with cutting your own hair is that once you start, you just keep cutting, trying to fix it, and the truth is, some things can never be fixed. The day of my daddy’s funeral, I cut my bangs until they were the length of those little paintbrushes that come with dime -store watercolor sets....
Dee's Blog Blog
Dee's Blog Blog rated it
3.0 The Wisdom of Hair
Review Copy Provided By AuthorI'll admit that the quirky-ness of the cover is what drew me to this book when I saw it posted in my Goodreads group. And then reading the quote about the one thing in life you need is a good hairdresser (which I am of course paraphrasing) - I really wanted to read it....
BookHounds
BookHounds rated it
4.0 The Wisdom of Hair
MY THOUGHTSABSOLUTELY LOVED ITZora Adams, with the encouragement and support of a high school teacher, gets a scholarship to beauty school in a town on the Carolina coast. Zora's mother is an alcoholic, Judy Garland-wanna-be, always looking for her next man. When Zora finally makes it out of the h...
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