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Any Place I Hang My Hat
Any Place I Hang My Hat
Author: Susan Isaacs
A political reporter in her late 20s goes in search of the mother who abandoned her when she was a baby. Amy Lincoln was brought up in the projects by her Grandma Lil, a leg waxer and devoted Falcon Crest viewer; her amiable father, Chicky, spent most of Amy's childhood in prison on a series of minor theft raps. — A boarding school scholarship re...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743272308
ISBN-10: 0743272307
Pages: 400
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  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 69 ratings
Publisher: Scribner
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed Any Place I Hang My Hat on + 20 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
"Redaing Isaacs is like taking a good friend to lunch. You get funny observations on contemporary life with great gossip and a great time."
reviewed Any Place I Hang My Hat on + 13 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I loved this book. Although I usually don't like books set in cities,I liked the Manhatten setting. The character had a great view of life. Although she was comfortable with both the upper class and the lower class, she was constantly making sharp observations about both. Great dialogue, great characters and great ending.
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Helpful Score: 3
A compelling, witty read. The Washington Post Book World & the Seattle Times call it a "Best Book of the Year."
Swanee avatar reviewed Any Place I Hang My Hat on + 9 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Bold, insightful, witty, and exhilarating. This novel about an extraordinary young woman looking for a place to belong is one of the most compelling and beloved voices in contemporary fiction. This could be the story of someone you know. Maybe your own??
dbs avatar reviewed Any Place I Hang My Hat on + 329 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Another winner by Susan Issacs. Amy is a quirky, smart thirty-something career girl with issues---an ex-con dad, an uncommitted boyfriend and a lost mother---not to mention the story she is working on. Susan Issacs takes all these plots and stirs them up in a sublime work of chick lit.
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onlyonenita avatar reviewed Any Place I Hang My Hat on + 14 more book reviews
Heartwarming story of a woman finding her place in the world and a family. Nice summer reading.
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Unique characters. Great read.


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