Book Reviews of A Short History of a Small Place

A Short History of a Small Place
A Short History of a Small Place
Author: T. R. Pearson
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ISBN-13: 9780142003626
ISBN-10: 014200362X
Publication Date: 9/30/2003
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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3.3 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 1
I read this book in my book club of approximately 8 women. Of the 8, only 1 (myself) thoroughly enjoyed this book. It has long, winding sentences of thought, like listening to someone telling a story on a lazy summer's evening on the porch. For a dedicated reader -- challenging and a great experience.
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Helpful Score: 1
Absolutely hilarious southern town's characters. Only covers a short amount of time, and the repetitious style does get a bit tedious at times, but it would make a wonderful movie. I'm working on the cast of characters now. I's a treasure
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Hilarious, small town feel!
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This book is hilarious. The author has a wonderful sense of humor.
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Classic southern fiction in the style of Lee Smith and Clyde Edgerton about a small town and its residents.
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Gotten into some other stuff, and just never picked it up.