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rab1953 made a comment Jul 28 2021
"Michael Chabon writes with such engaging originality and imagination that I’d read anything he puts out. This novel combines a look at the complex relationships in his own family with some of the historical events of the 20th century. In writing a..." Permalink
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rab1953 made a comment May 11 2021
"This book explores the complications of freedom in a hostile world. Freedom from slavery and oppression are obviously highly desirable, and Edugyan shows how destructive plantation slavery was. The everyday fear of brutal punishment for not workin..." Permalink
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rab1953 rated a title May 11 2021
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rab1953 made a comment May 11 2021
"This is a dense and fascinating story, as much a reflection on racism in America as it is the story of a man’s life and illusions. The title phrase does not seem to appear in the text, and when I began I wondered what it’s meaning was. By the end,..." Permalink
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