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Marilyn Herbert

4.21 of 5 Votes: 3
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Bookclub-in-a-Box Discusses Someone Knows My Name / The Book of Negroes, the novel by Lawrence Hill (2010)
4.65 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This book was gripping, intense, emotional, and disturbing. It was so vivid. The characters were came alive on the paper and the descriptions of surroundings took me from the heat of Africa to the bitter cold of North America. It is not a depressing story but one of perseveranc...
Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses the Book of Negroes / Someone Knows My Name, by Lawrence Hill: The Complete Guide for Readers and Leaders (2011)
4.65 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: When eleven-year-old Aminata Diallo is abducted from her African village and forced onto a slave ship bound for America, her terror is unspeakable. Traumatized by the attacks on her parents, the brutality of white men and the filth of the ship, she can only think of survival, and...
Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses Abraham Verghese's Novel, Cutting for Stone: The Complete Package for Readers and Leaders (2011)
4.33 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I gave it 4 stars—a unique story, some fascinating parts about Ethiopia, the government and other topics I'm sadly ignorant of. And mostly beautifully written and realized, but, I think you need to be pre-med, or at least interested in medical procedures, to stay with the detaile...
Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese (2011)
4.33 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This is a fantastic read that will take you first to Ethiopia and then later to NY where you can take a surgical residency. The book had a lot of nostalgia for me as it was so reminiscent of my own time spent as a surgical resident.The book is quite well written and carries the r...
Bookclub-in-a-Box Discusses A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini (2008)
4.37 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: A Thousand Splendid Suns was a brilliantly written portrait of two Afghani women, Miriam and Laila. Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, writes with unusual depth and sensitivity of the often brutal treatment of women in a male-dominated society. The story is tense and gri...
Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses Yann Martel's Novel, Life of Pi: The Complete Guide for Readers and Leaders (2011)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: The Life of Pi, by Yann Martel. so a book made for small adventerus minds turned out to be a dissapointmentso i read another book for science and i was not impressed at all, the book was about a kid who literally lived in a zoo in like india. he grew up with the zoo animals and g...
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