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Book Review of A Crime in the Neighborhood

A Crime in the Neighborhood
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I first found this book interesting because it takes place when I grew up, and still live. Even though it is fiction, a lot of it rang true. The only real problem I have and this maybe petty, is what I think is a glaring proof reading error. A police officer in the book has his name changed . He is only mentioned twice, and is not a major character at all, but that kind of thing drives me crazy. It would have received four stars except for that error. That aside, this is a fascinating study of life in a suburban neighborhood in the '70's. The effect that a Dad leaiving his family has on not just the wife, but the children too. How a young girl sees the world, and how it sees her. Read this one very quickly.


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