Singing Songsby Meg Tilly
Oscar-nominated actress Meg Tilly brings the depth and sensitivity that have marked her acting career to this chronicle of a young girl's coming-of-age. "An altogether stunning debut, a heartbreaking book that is somehow also funny and wonderful to read".--Chicago Tribune.
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- 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)
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This book was written so well, I read it in a day. Tilly is very capable of writing from a childs point of view and painting a most disturbing picture of abuse. I would not advise the faint of heart to even attempt to read this book. At first the ending bothered me but I appreciate being let to choose what the characters future might be. This book makes you look at abuse and all its ugliness and reminds me to be thankful for my 'normal' childhood and that my kids haven't been subjected to such atrocities.
This is a beautiful and moving book. I've read this book twice now and both times was amazed at how Meg Tilly captures the voice of childhood. She grabs you from page one and doesn't let go. She is a wonderful writer who seems to be able to set you right down in each scene, lets you experience the difficulties and challenges and triumphs of the main character, Anna, first hand. I highly recommend this book, both times I read it, it moved me to tears. And, as it turns out, I just discovered from reading in People Magazine that much of this book is autobiographical (which is only more heartbreaking).
Very good book. I read it in 3 days. I would recommend reading this one.
I finished reading this book recently and it made me feel very depressed b/c of all the abuse the girls when the through the whole family was so sick. It was painful to read it. It really was. Her writing is good but I thought it could have been better, I also didn't like the foul language in it.