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Book Review of Fortune's Rocks

Fortune's Rocks
Fortune's Rocks
Author: Anita Shreve
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Very good book! I've read through it a few times. The lead character is a winsome child at first, and grows quickly through the challenges she faces. At the time this book is set, the situation would have been a firestorm of scandal, and Anita Shreve paints that fact very well -- her attention to detail, even the tiniest look on the face of someone across the room, does justice to an author's "Show, don't tell" mission. It's a good book to get lost in on a rainy day!