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My Year with Eleanor: A Memoir

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Wise and Inspirational

I absolutely loved this book! I found myself highlighting passages as I was reading. Noelle's characterizations and dialogue paint a vivid picture of her Year With Eleanor. There were so many layers to discover while reading each chapter. The book was certainly witt...
I absolutely loved this book! I found myself highlighting passages as I was reading. Noelle's characterizations and dialogue paint a vivid picture of her Year With Eleanor. There were so many layers to discover while reading each chapter. The book was certainly witty; but I found it smart and insightful throughout. Talking to the young boy on the subway or debating whether to speak to the relative of a cancer patient. This book delves into what everyone is often thinking and feeling, but Noelle Hancock was able to put these feelings into words. Readers will be able to identify with Noelle's descriptions of her relationships with close friends and people she meets along her journey.

Each chapter weaves seamlessly between Noelle's journey and Eleanor Roosevelt's rich life and inspirational quotes. Throughout the book there are anecdotes and insights for everyone to enjoy.

This is a MUST READ!!

posted by BAndrews575 on June 28, 2011

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Truly entertaining

Light and enjoyable. Written well and leaves you silently laughing as you turn each page.

posted by Daniah83 on October 23, 2011

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  • Posted January 7, 2013

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    The books started out pretty well, but she lost me completely wh

    The books started out pretty well, but she lost me completely when she did a vulgar stand-up comedy routine. While I enjoyed  the premise of the book, "My Year With Eleanor," I just really, really did not enjoy the language, so I cannot agree with others that it was "light and enjoyable" or "wise and inspirational."

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  • Posted July 20, 2011

    Boring

    Slow and boring. Not going to bother finishing.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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