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Pocketful of Names
Pocketful of Names
Author: Joe Coomer
“Coomer is clearly an author of serious talent.” —The Washington Post Book WorldInhabiting an island off the coast of Maine left to her by her great-uncle Arno, Hannah finds her life as a dedicated and solitary artist rudely interrupted one summer when a dog, matted with feathers and seaweed, arrives with the ti...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781555974619
ISBN-10: 1555974619
Publication Date: 3/1/2007
Pages: 304
Edition: Reprint
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 28 ratings
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 2
I love Coomer's writing style. This is one big book, 416 pages with loads of interesting characters and the usual ups and downs of life. I might have preferred it if it was just a bit shorter, it felt to me like there were so many parallel stories going on that it bogged down at times. That said, it was not hard to keep track of what was happening, and this is a very appealing book.
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dpecoul avatar reviewed Pocketful of Names on + 21 more book reviews
Really enjoyed this book. The scenery was fascinating and characters were believable with problems most of us do not contend with in our everyday life. A good book for conservationist attitudes, Maine enthusiasts.
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I enjoyed the book and found the story very entertaining. I liked how the lives of everyone was tied together. Good ending.
Seasoul avatar reviewed Pocketful of Names on
Beautifully written story about finding and forming family out of an unlikely mix of people. Quirky characters who by book's end feel like family to the reader. May seem slow for some who like more action in their books, but this is a wonderful story, wonderful setting, wonderful characters - all put together by a very talented writer.


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