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Elizabeth McKenzie (1)

Autor(a) de The Portable Veblen

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5+ Works 844 Membros 53 Críticas

Obras por Elizabeth McKenzie

The Portable Veblen (2016) 612 exemplares
The Dog of the North (2023) 131 exemplares
Stop That Girl: Fiction (2005) 71 exemplares
MacGregor Tells the World (2007) 29 exemplares

Associated Works

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2002 (2002) — Contribuidor — 600 exemplares
Santa Cruz Noir (2018) — Contribuidor — 37 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
Santa Cruz, California, USA
Ocupações
editor
teacher

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[b:The Dog of the North|61153742|The Dog of the North|Elizabeth Mckenzie|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1659403299l/61153742._SY75_.jpg|96040326]Dog of the North had some fine reviews and a Women's Prize nomination, but I found the writing and dialog clunky, although the story buzzed right along and the humor and certainly the Santa Barbara setting reminded me of early Sue Grafton. At the mercy of every character in the book, the protagonist bounces back and forth in her efforts to help everyone and avoid her soon-to-be ex-husband, her cantankerous, creepy father and her erratic mentally challenged grandmother while trying to find her missing parents who disappeared years ago in Australia. Age is well represented in this story with Arlo, the 93-year-old grandpa game to scour the outback with her and avoid his shrewish second wife. There is also a cardiac event and a sinkhole and a mysterious corpse to keep you turning pages, pages which for me were a bit ho hum.… (mais)
 
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featherbooks | 9 outras críticas | May 7, 2024 |
Having read her new book I went looking for this older one and what a treat! McKenzie has an incredible imagination and this story just goes on and on and round and round in amazing circles with two families .... and....a squirrel!!! Her descriptions are so full of exactly what you are able to put into your head in pictures.
 
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nyiper | 38 outras críticas | Mar 21, 2024 |
I loved this book....I just want it to keep on going so we see what happens, maybe, with Penny!! Wonderful characters, incredible adventures and happenings....every page was a new surprise. Penny is just a delightful speaker telling this amazing story about everything going on in her life. Definitely fun to read!!
 
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nyiper | 9 outras críticas | Jan 23, 2024 |
fiction, families, Australia, California
 
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Pennydart | 9 outras críticas | Nov 7, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
5
Also by
2
Membros
844
Popularidade
#30,296
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Críticas
53
ISBN
31
Línguas
2

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