Jeanette B. - Reviews

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Kaaterskill Falls
Kaaterskill Falls
Author: Allegra Goodman
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/6/2007
Helpful Score: 4


Go inside the world of orthodox Jewish community members. Does their way of life allow for them to live and insure for their families their religious customs and beliefs, or does their way of life rob them of freedom to persue goals and dreams?


The Namesake
The Namesake
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/24/2007


This story about the Ganguli family completely expresses the family's Indian immigrant experience and the cultural conflicts between the parents and their children.


No Good Deeds (Tess Monaghan, Bk 9)
No Good Deeds (Tess Monaghan, Bk 9)
Author: Laura Lippman
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/28/2007


A Tess Monaghan mystery involving a young street kid who is key to solving a murder.


Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Author: Lisa See
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/18/2007
Helpful Score: 1


This national bestseller is about Snow Flower, a 19th century Chinese lady who sends message on a fan to Lily. Both endure the agony of footbinding and share their feelings about their arranged marriages and their lives.They develop a deep bond that keeps their spirits up, but a misunderstanding threatens their friendship.


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