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One True Thing

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

16 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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After reading Black and Blue by the same author and thoroughly enjoying it, I decided to give One True Thing a try. From the first page, I was drawn into Ellen's story. Like Ellen, I love my mother but often have a difficult time understanding her, and I am not very c...
After reading Black and Blue by the same author and thoroughly enjoying it, I decided to give One True Thing a try. From the first page, I was drawn into Ellen's story. Like Ellen, I love my mother but often have a difficult time understanding her, and I am not very close to her. Reading this book helped me to appreciate my mother even more. I am not a very emotional person, and I am not a big crier, but after finishing One True Thing I used up almost a whole box of tissues. For anyone that is browsing the shelves and looking for a good book to read, One True Thing is a perfect choice. I have read a lot of books, and this is one of the best books that I've ever read. Anna Quindlen has an amazing ability to write a story that is interesting, characters that you can relate to, and themes and morals that really make you think.

posted by Anonymous on August 23, 2000

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Most Helpful Critical Review

14 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

Stop writing overview instead of just a review!

Im tired of people writing what the book is about! Just tell us if its a good or bad read!

posted by 5774388 on December 30, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2011

    Stop writing overview instead of just a review!

    Im tired of people writing what the book is about! Just tell us if its a good or bad read!

    14 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2001

    to hard to handle

    The book ONE TRUE THING, by Anna Quidlen.The stary wsa about a woman how left every thing to go home to take care of he mother and then got blamed for her mothers death. Was harible it was hard for me to keep reading it.The story line was not that bad but I still did not like it. This book is for older people.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted June 25, 2011

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