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This One is Mine - Maria Semple
This One is Mine
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316031165 (031603116X)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Quite Spectacular rated it
3.0 This One Is Mine by Maria Semple
I ended up liking This One Is Mine but it was definitely a fight to get to that stage! I had to persevere through a rocky first third and a strange middle but it was all worth it for the finale. The last few pages were quite beautiful. The characters are all pretty horrid. Violet is a flaky and indu...
BookHounds rated it
This is such a refreshing debut. I knew when I first saw the description of this book I knew I needed to read it. The author does a wonderful job of capturing the whole LA lifestyle and culture. Semple pokes fun at new age, people with way too much money and power. You meet the cast of character...
florinda3rs rated it
THIS ONE IS MINE is a Los Angeles story - that is, it's a story of what many people who don't live in LA think LA is like. And while LA life probably is like this for some people, they're not people I come across too often. Granted, I live in the suburbs and have a job unrelated to the entertainment...
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drey's library rated it
Oh, Violet. Violet is having an identity crisis. She was a somebody, now she's a stay-at-home mom and general greaser-of-wheels so that the Violet and David show keeps moving. Caught in the rut of day-to-day living, even being filthy rich doesn't make your day any more fulfilling. Who cares what you...
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