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The Idea of Perfection
The Idea of Perfection
Author: Kate Grenville
Harley Savage is a plain woman, a part-time museum curator and quilting expert with three failed marriages and a heart condition. Douglas Cheeseman is a shy, gawky engineer with jug-handle ears, one marriage gone sour, and a crippling lack of physical courage. They meet in the little Australian town of Karakarook, where Harley has arrived to hel...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780142002858
ISBN-10: 0142002852
Publication Date: 10/28/2003
Pages: 416
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3 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 2
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This is not what you'd call an exciting book, but it was well-written and heart-warming, with its unorthodox characters, and I really liked it. Leaves you feeling good, unlike many other modern books. What it reminded me of, a little, was the several books I have read by Neville Shute.
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