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Blue Shoe

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  • Posted October 18, 2013

    Whiny, pointless story

    This is the first Anne Lamott book I have read. My niece loves her and was thrilled to get the book after I read it, but I really didn't identify with any of the characters.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2004


    1. No discernible plotline. What are we building toward here? If I wanted something to go on and on with no point to it, I have real life. 2. Main character is completely unlikable. Her husband cheats on her, she forgives him. He cheats again, WITH A STUDENT, she forgives him. She finally leaves him, then finds out he's been cheating again. She then continues to sleep with him, even after he remarries and has another baby. She also goes after another woman's husband (successfully, unfortunately). She whines. She cries. She has zero redeeming qualities. How can I care? I was DISAPPOINTED when she got the guy. 3. Aren't 1 and 2 enough? Don't waste your time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2004


    I couldn't get past Chapter 3. Maybe, I'm missing something here, however, the character annoyed me. The characters in this book reminds me of people who use their hardships as an excuse to be weak & whiney. I hope the author has written better books than this. I wish I could whine about wasting money on this book, then again, I'd be no different from the character.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2003

    Depressing and Dull

    I've read 71 pages and won't be reading further... the plot is thin and the pace unbearably slow. A depressing book, this is not one I would read as a pick me up. Perhaps it will get better towards the end, but the author has failed to get me that far.

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