"I love this book! I had heard abou tthis book for years and then my dear friend Julia Roberts did an interview in 'O, The Oprah Magazine' and she listed this as one of her favorite books of all times. The book I love so much--recommended to me by Julia--is 'The Heart is a Lonely Hunter' by Carson McCullers. It's a great, great read and not hard at all."--Oprah
In her stunningly original and haunting debut novel, Amanda Coplin evokes a powerful sense of place, mixing tenderness and violence as she spins an engrossing tale of a solitary orchardist who provides shelter to two runaway teenage girls in the untamed American West, and the dramatic consequences of his actions.
Only read nine of these so far. I think The Glass Castle is next, thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law who is the perfect person to recommend a book. I wish I had her in my classroom to cater to the continual requests for good recommendations in the genre of (fill in the blank).