Book Reviews of Sea Glass

Sea Glass
Sea Glass
Author: Anita Shreve
ISBN-13: 9780316780810
ISBN-10: 0316780812
Publication Date: 4/9/2002
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 101 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 6
I enjoyed this book, my only book I have read by this author. Had heard her speak live at a event hosted by specialty book store and enjoyed hearing her talk about having written this book.
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Helpful Score: 6
Interesting story about the late 1920s in and around a mill town. The story is told from multiple points of view. The chapters are short, so it is great if you can't read long stretches at a time. (I read a chapter or two during my toddler's bath time.)
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Helpful Score: 4
I think this is one of Shreve's best books. The main character, Honora, is so likable...and the boy Alphonse, whom she bonds with, helps develop this story even more. I highly recommend it! -Mirah W.
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Helpful Score: 3
I loved this book so much, Shreve is an amazing author!
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Helpful Score: 3
Nice light read.
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Helpful Score: 2
I enjoyed this book. I usually don't like historical fiction but I found this interesting and well-written. The characters are all very enjoyable as well.
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Helpful Score: 1
good book
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Helpful Score: 1
Sea Glass is an unforgettable story of trust and betrayal, marriage and attraction, from oneo f the most persuasive, farseeing, and deeply engaging writers of our time.

A good read, the ending is sad.
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Helpful Score: 1
A story about how much we know--or don't know--important people in our lives.
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Helpful Score: 1
Very good book.
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This is a really beautiful story that takes place in 1929-1930 in a New England mill town and the nearby seashore. A young married couple suffers during the Depression, as do most people, and gets involved in the rise of labor unions. Anita Shreve works her magic with wonderful interesting characters and thoroughly evokes the feeling of time and place. I enjoyed that the story was told from shifting viewpoints.
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Enjoyed the time period book took place - predepression and depression era; characters are real and believable in realistic situations.
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Honora loves the run-down beach house she and her new husband rent and fix up. Then Sexton buys the house-at the wrong time, as the economy plunges. As the pressure mounts, Honora realizes she doesn't know her new husband as well as she thought.
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Nice first-edition HB copy of this Anita Shreve