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User Topic: Rescue by Anita Shreve
authenticnow
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Default  Posted: 11:44 AM, July 19th (Tuesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I recommend it. Just finished it and loved it.


Take up your space (and do it well).

"That's the thing about pain, it demands to be felt."


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scarredforever
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Default  Posted: 12:04 PM, July 19th (Tuesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Compared to her other novels, I didn't really care for it.


"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it."

Mark Twain

Me-BS 52
Him-WS 53
Together 33 years

6-5-06 Day of Reckoning

"The acquired inability to escape"


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authenticnow
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Default  Posted: 1:35 PM, July 19th (Tuesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Really? I read The Pilot's Wife a long time ago and her name caught my eye because I couldn't find any other books. I loved Rescue.

Today I got her book, Testimony.


Take up your space (and do it well).

"That's the thing about pain, it demands to be felt."


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scarredforever
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Default  Posted: 9:57 PM, July 19th (Tuesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I loved "The Last Time They Met", and "The Weight of Water". They were both haunting.


"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it."

Mark Twain

Me-BS 52
Him-WS 53
Together 33 years

6-5-06 Day of Reckoning

"The acquired inability to escape"


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Red Sox Nation
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Default  Posted: 11:06 PM, July 19th (Tuesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I thought it paled in comparison to much of her past work. Seemed half-finished and lacking in details to me.

But if it's your first and you loved it, you are in for a real treat going through the back-catalog.


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Default  Posted: 4:22 AM, July 20th (Wednesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I like Anita Shreve for my holiday reads. I too loved The Pilots Wife, but I think my favourite is "Testimony"


4 years out. We're getting there.......I will never forget the hurt he created by having a LTA with a serial marriage wrecker. I don't think he will forget the hurt either, nor how ashamed he is of his behaviour.....

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authenticnow
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Default  Posted: 5:31 AM, July 20th (Wednesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Well, the shelf was filled with her books at our small library so I'll read Testimony and hopefully have some good reading for awhile.


Take up your space (and do it well).

"That's the thing about pain, it demands to be felt."


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Default  Posted: 7:29 AM, July 20th (Wednesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I didn't like "The Pilot's Wife" but have liked others. I liked "Rescue" too. My favorite was "Resistance." It is set during WWII.

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