Language Arts

Language Arts

Book - 2015
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Charles Morrow, a high school English teacher who finds it difficult to connect with his autistic son, his college-bound daughter, or his ex-wife, begins to rise out of the rut his life has fallen into with the help of an art student and an Italian-speaking nun.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
ISBN: 9780547939742
0547939744
Branch Call Number: FIC KALLOS, STEPHANIE
Characteristics: xi, 404 pages ; 24 cm

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wordpix
Sep 05, 2016

Kind of grim. I kept hoping for a beam of light for our teacher. The whole thing with the experience in the schoolyard: I had to skim. The mystery the author dangled before us throughout the book just disappointed me. I DID like the Seattle references, though!

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Minkelina
Nov 01, 2015

A wonderful book and an amazing achievement. Complex characters I came to love, intricate plot, and themes both personal and universal that permeate every page. I can't think of a book I've liked more in years, including her two earlier fine ones. A very special read.

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DebFuta
Jul 16, 2015

I loved this book as well as her others. Well crafted and a worthy summer read.

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GummiGirl
Jul 03, 2015

A well-told tale, which I found easy enough to follow despite the time shifts. Lots of North Seattle references, which I enjoyed since I live in the area.

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