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Jimradio posts on 6/16/2005 8:53:27 PM This is an intelligent and (mostly) sensitive portrayal of a family recovering from the suicide of a parent. Unfortunately, both of the father's in the book are not drawn as carefully and with the sensitivity as the other characters. Dale in particular is virtually a cartoon...another crazed Vietnam vet. If the fathers had been more carefully established this would have been a better book.
lmiliano posts on 4/19/2005 3:23:55 PM marya, i read your book when it first came out. i was in bad condition at the time. everthing you wrote about was so much better now and in control. it's been 4 years now.i hope you are doing well.

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