Publish date: July 9th 2013
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Quite disappointing given the hype. http://fedpeaches.blogspot.com/2014/03/mumble-mumble-red-hook-mumble-mumble.html
I Don't Want to Visit This StreetThis was a book club read that never grabbed me emotionally, which made it difficult for me to finish. But I did want to see the resolution of the mystery, so I plodded through.Valerie is a fifteen-year-old who lives in Red Hook -- an impoverished harbor town within ...
3.5 StarsJune and Val are 15 year olds spending yet another boring summer in Red Hook, Brooklyn. On one hot night they decide to go for a float on a raft in the East River. Val ends up washed ashore, but June remains missing.Word to the wise – don’t attempt to read this if you’re going to be subje...
UPDATED - 7/22/13 - added a link to today's NY times reviewIf Ivy Pochoda never writes another book, this one would be enough to keep her name on the lips of readers for decades to come. On a hot July night in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood, (named, BTW, for the color of its soil and an erstwhile ...
eh...maybe it was the big DENNIS LEHANE written all over the cover and mentioned in reviews and highlights...but i just wasn't overly impressed with Visitation Street; it felt like a New York Mystic River. I do think Pochoda does a good job of creating a sense of place...you could feel the claustrop...
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