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By the Iowa Sea: A Memoir

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2012

    I didn't care for the author's writing style. Felt a little wor

    I didn't care for the author's writing style. Felt a little wordy. I found myself skipping a lot of words because they were boring and didn't add anything for me. I also felt like the amount of time spent on any one event was random. I felt like the author meant for the flood to mean more than it did, but that didn't come through because there really wasn't that much about it. I did like that the book addressed the loss of passion that happens in a relationship and the importance of forgiveness.

    Not a very positive review, but I will give the author credit - the sentence or two in the book about how people lost everything in the flood will probably stay with me for a very long time. I appreciate the humanization of the tragedy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2012

    Full of rambling musings

    Needed editing, wordy, uninteresting characters, disjointed, lots of words with no purpose, needed to be more concise, did not enjoy it

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    Posted June 11, 2012

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