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About the Author

Sue Halpern is the author of "Migrations to Solitude". Her work has appeared in "Granta", "The New York Review of Books", "The New York Times", "Audubon", "Mother Jones", "Rolling Stone", & "Orion", among other publications. She lives in a small town in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. (Bowker mostrar mais Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Obras por Sue Halpern

Associated Works

The Future Dictionary of America (2004) — Contribuidor — 631 exemplares, 3 críticas
Granta 38: We're So Happy! (1991) — Contribuidor — 113 exemplares, 2 críticas

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1955-02-12
Sexo
female
País (no mapa)
USA
Locais de residência
Vermont, USA
Educação
Oxford University
Ocupações
professor
editor
Relações
McKibben, Bill (husband)
Organizações
Columbia University
Prémios e menções honrosas
Rhoades Scholar
Guggenheim Fellow

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Críticas

 
Assinalado
BooksInMirror | 40 outras críticas | Feb 19, 2024 |
Cute book about a small town library and the people who frequent it. Some "lost" people find one another and get themselves on a better road to a happy life just by spending time together at the library.

 
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hmonkeyreads | 40 outras críticas | Jan 25, 2024 |
audio fiction (10hrs15min, full cast audio - 3 narrators) - multiple characters and stories converge in a small New England town library: Kit, a woman trying to forget her ex-husband (who had turned out, somehow, to be a criminal?) accepts a job as a librarian on the other side of the country; Sunny, a 15 y.o. homeschooled/no-schooled teen serving court-mandated community service after attempting to steal a dictionary from a bookstore; and Rusty, an unmarried, unemployed man who is not looking for work, but for answers.

This is a slowly-developing story rather than a tear-through-it read, but the characters are interesting and daylight hours are long. The ending was awfully convenient and neat, but overall a pleasant diversion about finding a place to belong. (And as a librarian I enjoyed Sunny's observations of the library setting.)
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reader1009 | 40 outras críticas | Jul 8, 2023 |
This book was not at all what I expected. I thought it would be some lite book that took place in a library.
This is a story about: loss, longing, and loneliness and how a group of people deal with it.
The is the main character Kit, who has been through so much.
Rusty who has lost everything that made him who he thought he was.
A group of retired men- The Four- who meet at the library every day and shoot the breeze for hours.
And it is about 15 year old Sunny who is performing community service at the library as punishment for trying to steal a dictionary from Barnes & Noble.
Each character in this book is complex and fascinating.
This is a fantastic book!
… (mais)
 
Assinalado
zmagic69 | 40 outras críticas | Mar 31, 2023 |

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Obras
7
Also by
2
Membros
1,223
Popularidade
#20,999
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Críticas
75
ISBN
54
Línguas
2
Marcado como favorito
2

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