Kind One

Kind One

A Novel

Book - 2012
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After marrying young, Ginny discovers her husband's empty promises of paradise hide his true nature as a troubled man and cruel, abusive slave owner.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Coffee House Press, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781566893114
1566893119
Branch Call Number: FICTION HUNT
Characteristics: 211 p. : ill. ; 19 cm

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colt46
May 04, 2017

I loved this book! Laird Hunt has created some of the most wonderful idioms and metaphors ever written. I experienced deep delight in the dialog of Neverhome's characters, and more than once had "milk spewing from the nose" moments of laughter at the twists of phrase that were brilliantly wrought. I will read this book again, and recommend it to others as a rare gem of modern American prose.

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becker
Apr 25, 2013

This author can pack a lot of story into very few pages. The writing was to be admired, although at times it was hard to see the big story. It was like trying to see a beautiful view through a keyhole. The story left me dissatisfied at the end but I still thought the writing was excellent.

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