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Book Review of The LOOP

Author: Joe Coomer
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2

This is a small, quirky novel whose protagonist, Lyman, works solitary nights cleaning the Houston, TX highway loop of things most drivers whiz past, like wounded animals, roadkill and lost objects. He struggles to overcome his solitude with Fiona, a woman he meets at the local college library. This fun, often funny book creates likable and memorable characters, including a talkative, orphaned parrot that Lyman tries to reunite with its owner even as he comes to care about it.

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