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The Sweet Hereafter
The Sweet Hereafter
Author: Russell Banks
A brilliant and powerful novel from the critically acclaimed author of Continental Drift that explores a small town's response to the inexplicable loss of its children in a school bus accident. In The Sweet Hereafter, Russell Banks tells a story that begins with a school bus accident. Using four different narrators, Banks creates a small-tow...  more
ISBN-13: 9780060923242
ISBN-10: 0060923245
Pages: 272
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4 stars, based on 56 ratings
Publisher: Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Beautifully written. The movie made from this book is exactly like the book and a highly recommended watch after reading this. Wow.
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I really liked this book. The first one of his I have ever read. I couldn't get through Affliction but this one was good.
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This is a story about 4 different people involed in a school bus accident. It exlores their lives and perspective of the accident. There are twist and turns in the characters lives that are surprising. This is an easy read.

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  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Very affecting and well-written. It left me wanting to know more about these characters. I almost felt the author could have written a book for each of the characters.
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In the Sweet Hereafter, Russell Banks tells a story that begins with a schoolbus accident. Using four different narrators, Banks creates a small-town morality play that addresses one of life's most agonizing questions- when the worst thing happens, whom do you blame?
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"In THE SWEET HEREAFTER, Russel Banks tells a story that begins w/ a school bus accident. Using 4 different narrators, Banks creates a small-town morality play that addresses one of life's most agonzing questions: when the worst happens, who do you blame?" (from back cover)


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