• Emily Miller

    Someone, by Alice McDermott (audio book). This novel tells one woman's life story, from growing up with Irish parents in pre-depression Brooklyn, to old age. The events are un-extraordinary and much of the book was a commentary on Roman Catholicism; it was enjoyable, but I prefer A Tree Grows in Brooklyn for a novel with a very similar setting and feel.

  • Christina Snyder

    A fully realized portrait of one woman's life in all its complexity, by the National Book Award-winning author An ordinary life--its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion--lived by an ordinary woman: this is the subject of Someone , Alice McDermott's extraordinary return, seven years after the publication of After This . Scattered recollections--of childhood, adolescence, motherhood, old age--... 8/2013

  • Angela Wheelock

    Someone: A Novel, This is definitely on my to read list. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0374281092/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdm_rhyYtb0EK8WXR

  • Jeanie C.

    Someone by Alice McDermott... Anyone read this? Googled= A Brooklyn woman's life from childhood to old age - Fiction.

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